Dec 26, Badulla: At least three persons were killed and several others have gone missing due to a landslide in the Rilpola area in Badulla today, police said.
Three bodies have been recovered so far after a landslide damaged around five houses in the Rilpola area.
Police said at least 10 individuals were inside the houses at the time of the incident. Search operations are currently underway.
Local media reported that two more have been killed in Galkanda and another two deaths in Hegoda due to landslides.
The National Building Research Organization has issued landslide warnings in Matale, Kandy, Badulla, and Nuwara-Eliya districts.