The Disaster Management Centre states that over 1.2 million residents are still being negatively impacted by drought conditions in 17 districts.
the Mahaweli Authority says that as a result, a number of reservoirs continue to experience low water levels.
Currently water levels recorded at the Randenigala, Victoria, Kotmale, and Samanala-waeva reservoirs are 7.4%, 16.7%, 28.5%, 24.5% respectively.
However Mahaweli Authority has stated that the water levels at Castle-reigh and Mausakele reservoirs are much higher, where the capacity has been recorded at 73.5 %.
In addtion Bovataenna reservoir is at 57.9%.