Environmental Radiation Levels in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board has established an on-line radiation monitoring system in order to measure environmental radiation levels continuously at different locations around the country. The system also works as a Nuclear Disaster Early Warning System.

At present 8 numbers of Remote Monitoring Stations (RMS) are installed at Colombo, Puttalam, Mannar, Delft, Kankasanthurai, Trincomalee, Galle and Kandy. The Central Monitoring Station (CMS) of the above system was installed at the SLAEB premises.

The daily averaged data received by the Central Monitoring Station

DATE: 09/23/2021 12:41:09 pm
Location Average Dose Level (nSv/hr)
Kankesanthurai8,276,400,000,000
Trincomalee7,300,800,000,000
Delft Islands6,148,800,000,000
Manaar9,950,400,000,000
Kandy15,800,400,000,000
Colombo10,148,400,000,000
Puttalam16,650,000,000,000
Colombo Puttalam Mannar Delft Kankasanthurei Trincomalee Galle Kandy