|Location||Koslanda, Sri Lanka|
|Number of drops||1|
|World height ranking||361|
Diyaluma water falls' is 220m high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The Falls are formed by Punagala Oya, a tributary of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a tributary of Kirindi Oya.
Diyaluma in Sri Lankan Culture
In Sinhalese, Diyaluma or Diya Haluma means "rapid flow of water". According to Dr.R.L. Brohier, the famous historian, Diyaluma is the setting of the folklore about a tragedy involving a young King and a young woman of a low-caste.
- (Sinhala) Senanayake, Chanaka (2004). Sri Lankawe Diya Eli (1st ed.). Sooriya Publishers. ISBN 955-8892-06-8.
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