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Sri Lanka: Floods and Landslides - May 2017 - Reliefweb

Incessant rains during the past 48 hours across Sri Lanka has affected over half a million people in 7 districts. Most affected was the Rathnapura district where over 20,000 people faced flash floods. In Galle, Neluwa, Tawalama, Niyagama, Baddegama ...and more »

Over 100 Are Killed in Floods and Mudslides in Sri Lanka - New York Times

At least 122 people have been killed in floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka after the worst torrential rains to hit the tropical island nation since 2003, officials said on Saturday. The state-run disaster management center said nearly 100 people were ...and more »

Sri Lanka appeals for international help as mudslides kill 122, force thousands to evacuate - ABC Online

Floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains in Sri Lanka have killed 122 people and left 97 others missing, and authorities have appealed for international help. Key points: More than 415,000 affected by heavy rain that started on Friday ...and more »

Sri Lanka asks for help as death toll from floods, mudslides hits 100 - Chicago Tribune

A Sri Lankan military rescue worker looks on during the search for survivors at the site of a mudslide in Bellana village in Kalutara on May 26, 2017. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP/Getty Images). Bharatha MallawarachiAssociated Press. Sri Lanka has ...and more »

Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka - Aljazeera.com

Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain across Sri Lanka have killed at least 28 people and left 66 others missing, according to officials. The landslides occurred on Thursday night and Friday morning in central, southern and western parts of the ...and more »

Sri Lankan landslides, flooding kills 122, as nation appeals for international help - ABC Online

The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has risen to 122, with the country appealing for international assistance. Key points: More than 415,000 affected by heavy rain that started on Friday; Mudslides ...and more »

Severe rain affects over half a million people in Sri Lanka; many areas flooded: Update 1 - Reliefweb

26/05/2017 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Incessant rain during the past 48hrs across Sri Lanka has affected over half a million people in 7 districts. Most affected was the Rathnapura district where over 20,000 people faced flash floods. The Branch Disaster ...and more »

91 dead, 110 missing as mudslides and floods hit Sri Lanka - Los Angeles Times

Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western and southern Sri Lanka left at least 91 dead and 110 missing, the government said Friday. The Disaster Management Center said that more than 7,800 people were affected. The death toll ...and more »

Sri Lanka steps up monsoon relief as toll hits 113 - Dhaka Tribune

A Sri Lankan man stands in floodwaters in Bulathsinhala in Kalutara district on May 27, 2017. Rainfall on May 26 triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island, authorities said. The Disaster ...and more »

India aids Sri Lanka as monsoon kills 100 (VIDEO) - Malay Mail Online

Monsoon rains last year caused flooding and landslides, killing just over 100 people. ― AFP picCOLOMBO, May 27 — India joined Sri Lanka's relief operation today as 230,000 people were driven from their homes after an intense monsoon deluge killed at ...and more »