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An incident of sinking reported from Elpitiya

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 10, 2019 18:57

An incident of sinking reported from Elpitiya

People in the Elpitiya, Gonagalgodawatta area says that they are in danger due to an incident of sinking in the area.
The sinking has taken place between two houses at Gonagalgodawatta area. A pit with a depth of 40 feet and a diameter of about 25 feet has been created following the sinking. People in the area said that small children are facing danger as they move around the area often. The Disaster Relief Services Officer of the Elpitiya Divisional Secretariat said that they have informed the Building Research Organization about the incident.
Meanwhile, a house has been completely destroyed due to a land slide at Haldumulla, Silathenna area. Several other houses are in danger of sinking. The Badulla District Disaster management Center said that the occupants of those houses were re-located to safer areas. Police have informed the public to be vigilant as Haldumulla, Kiravanagama road is in danger of sinking if the rains continue in the area.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 10, 2019 18:57