Poona Oya Ella Falls
About Poona Oya Falls
Poona Ella Falls is a waterfall situated in ramboda in Nuwara Eliya District. The poona Oya, A tributary of kotmale oya creates these falls. It is 100.92 m (331.10 ft) in height. The falls can be seen from the road. The falls are quite high and with plenty of water and the surrounding mountain scenery is pretty good as well. It Just a 20 minutes walk from the main road.
The poona Oya double fall is unique in the ‘Y’ form where two waterfalls with two water sources merge in to one at the bottom. The water in the fall on the left is from the Puna Oya, A canal which comes through the forest reserve above. The fall on the right hand side is made up from water from Pundalu Oya which flows through cultivated land above. Most of the year the fall flowing through the Pandalu Oya carry more volume but during periods of long drought the role is reversed. The water on flowing on the left fall remains more or less the same while the water on the other fall reduces significantly.