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Sediment disaster warning is issued until the afternoon

Colombo (No. 1 news); Wind speeds could now occasionally reach 50 kilometers on the western slopes and north and north-central parts of the central hills, according to the Meteorological Office (06).

Meanwhile, the National Building Research Institute said the landslide warnings issued for District 8 will remain in effect until this afternoon.

Meanwhile, Castlereagh Reservoir began to overflow with heavy rains that continued to fall on the western slopes of the Central Highlands.

The engineer in charge of the reservoir said overflow levels in the Mausakare reservoir reached about a foot high.

With the rising water levels in Castlereagh and Mausakale reservoirs, power generation at the Canyon, Lakshapana, New Lakshapana and Wimalasrendra hydropower stations will be at maximum capacity, the hydropower station engineer added.

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https://www.newsfirst.lk/2022/08/06/inclement-weather-landslide-warning-in-effect-till-afternoon/ Sediment disaster warning is issued until the afternoon

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