Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides - The Peninsula Qatar

A Sri Lankan boy carries pillows through floodwaters from his home in Kelaniya on May 27, 2017. AFP / Ishara S. Kodikara. Reuters. COLOMBO: The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 122, officials said ...

Sri Lanka steps up relief operations as death toll due to floods hits 122 - Hindustan Times

Sri Lankan authorities said that rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island. world Updated: May 28, 2017 00:18 IST. Agence France-Presse, Colombo. Sri Lanka ...

Sri Lanka Mudslide Toll Climbs to More Than 100, Dozens Missing - Voice of America

Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to at least 122 with 97 others missing, as security forces and residents stepped up search and rescue operations. The Disaster Management Center said more than ...

91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslides - New Jersey Herald

Sri Lankans watch military rescue efforts at the site of a landslide at Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. Mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed dozens and left many more missing on Friday.

25 killed, dozens missing after Sri Lanka mudslide - Normangee Star

Sri Lankans watch military rescue efforts at the site of a mudslide at Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. The heavy monsoon rains that ended a prolonged drought has claimed almost 100 lives and another 110 were ...

Floods kill at least 100 in Sri Lanka - New Zealand Herald

Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to 100 and 99 people are missing. Security forces and residents have stepped up search and rescue operations as the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says more ...

India rushes aid to Sri Lanka as floods claim 122 lives - Economic Times

COLOMBO: India today rushed relief materials and deployed rescue personnel in Sri Lanka as the country faced its worst floods since 2003 that claimed the lives of 122 people and displaced half a million. The Disaster Management Centre issued an urgent ...

Death toll of landslides, floods in Sri Lanka reaches 113 - Press TV

Death toll from recent landslides and floods, triggered by monsoon, in Sri Lanka has reached 113, as the island nation has sought international assistance. The state-run disaster management center, while updating the death toll from an earlier figure ...

UN supports SL in flood relief efforts - Daily Mirror

The UN agencies including UNICEF, WHO and WFP are currently supporting Sri Lankan Government's relief efforts in coordination and mobilizing resources, the UN Sri Lanka said today. The UN received an initial request from the Government on Friday ...

Relief material from India reaches flash flood-hit Sri Lanka - Times of India

As the catastrophic landslides and floods that have plagued Sri Lanka in the last three days, the Indian government has provided relief material to the island nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all ...

Sri Lanka monsoon kills at least 103 - Taipei Times

People watch rescue efforts after a landslide at Bellana village in Kalutara District of Sri Lanka on Friday. Photo: AP. India yesterday joined Sri Lanka's relief operations as 230,000 people were driven from their homes after an intense monsoon deluge ...

Nearly 500000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods - UPI.com

Sri Lanka Red Cross volunteers assess flooding damage in Kalutara after flooding. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Red Cross. May 27 (UPI) -- More than 100 people died and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka after flooding and mudslides triggered ...

Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing in mudslides doubtful - LA Daily News

Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and villagers travel in a makeshift raft in a flooded area at Wehangalla village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as dozens were killed in floods and mudslides ...

Floods and Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave over 100 Deaths - Prensa Latina

27 de mayo de 2017, 11:40Colombo, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Over 100 people have passed away in southwestern Sri Lanka due to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rainfall in recent days, the National Emergency Response Center reported.

Sri Lanka flood toll rises to 103 - The Hindu

A friend in need: Indian naval personnel carrying out relief operations in Sri Lanka on Saturday. Meera Srinivasan. Colombo, May 27, 2017 21:11 IST. Updated: May 27, 2017 21:11 IST. more-in. Indian naval ship arrives in Colombo with relief material.

Floods, Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave at Least 100 Dead - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

KALUTARA, Sri Lanka—At least 100 people have died and 91 are missing after torrential monsoon rains triggered devastating floods and dozens of landslides in Sri Lanka's southern and western regions. Over 230,000 people are affected and have been ...

APTOPIX Sri Lanka Mudslides - Colorado Springs Gazette

photo - Stranded Sri Lankan flood victims wait to be evacuated at Wehangalla village in Kalutara Stranded Sri Lankan flood victims wait to be evacuated at Wehangalla village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Sri Lanka has ...

Indian naval ship leaves for Lanka - India.com

Kochi, May 27 (PTI) An Indian Naval ship carrying relief materials today left for Sri Lanka to provide humanitarian assistance to the Island nation hit by floods. By PTI Feeds | Published: May 27, 2017 8:28 PM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share ...

Heavy rain and floods in Sri Lanka leave 91 dead, government says - KBZK Bozeman News

At least 91 people are dead and more than 100 are missing after heavy monsoon rains drenched Sri Lanka's southwest, the country's Disaster Management Centre said Friday. Nearly 24,000 people in 13 districts have been impacted by flooding or landslides, ...

Sri Lanka floods: Indian Navy's INS Kirch reaches for rescue operations; take a look - Financial Express

Sri Lanka floods have claimed 100 lives and the situation in the neighbouring country is not at its best. The country has been suffering from torrential rains and have caused much destruction in the past two days. According to the latest reports, 100 ...