Tsunami Service Providers

Tsunami Information Centres

Sri Lanka

Country Information

Location
6°54′N 79°54′E
Area
65610 sq km
Coastline
1340 km
Climate
tropical
Terrain
High plateau in the central highlands, the plains and coastal belt
Population
20,277,597 (2012 census)
Official Languages
Sinhala & Tamil
Natural Hazards
occasional hurricanes & tornadoes

National Tsunami Warning Center

Name of Organization
Sri Lanka Department of Meteorology
Name of Official
N/A
Address
383, Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
Phone Number
(+94) 11 269 4846
Fax Number
(+94) 11 269 8311
Email Address
meteo1@sltnet.lk
Website
http://www.meteo.gov.lk/

Disaster Management Office

Name of Organization
N/A
Name of Official
N/A
Address
N/A
Phone Number
N/A
Fax Number
+94 11 2670079
Email Address
N/A
Website
N/A

Tsunami National Contact

Name of Organization
Disaster Management Centre
Name of Official
Maj. Gen Gamini Hettiarachchi
Address
Disaster Management Centre (DMC), Director General, 120/2,Vidya Mawatha, Colombo-7
Phone Number
+94-112-670079
Fax Number
+94 11 2670079
Email Address
eoc@dmc.gov.lk
Website
http://www.dmc.gov.lk/index_english.htm
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