Seruvila Allai Sanctuary

Seruvila Allai Sanctuary is one of the Sanctuaries in Sri Lanka. It lies near Toppur, 25 km southeast of Trincomalee.

The area was declared a sanctuary on 9 October 1970 (Green, 1990).

Physical features & climate
The total area of the sanctuary is 15,540 ha (Green, 1990). It contains a large, shallow, brackish coastal lagoon named Ullackalie (Green, 1990). It is 2 m deep and fed by several small streams and is seasonally tidal (Green, 1990). During the rainy season, the lagoon is connected to Verugal river to the south (Green, 1990).

The sanctuary’s vegetation is classified into Sri Lanka dry-zone evergreen forests.

1) Green, M.J.B. ed., 1990. IUCN directory of South Asian protected areas. IUCN. pp.247-248.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 4 May 2022
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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