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

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

The Peninsula QatarSri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslidesThe Peninsula QatarA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hindustan TimesSri Lanka steps up relief operations as death toll due to floods hits 122Hindustan TimesSri 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 ...and more »

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

91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslidesNew Jersey HeraldSri 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.and more »

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

25 killed, dozens missing after Sri Lanka mudslideNormangee StarSri 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 ...and more »

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

Floods kill at least 100 in Sri LankaNew Zealand HeraldSri 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 ...and more »

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

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

Economic TimesIndia rushes aid to Sri Lanka as floods claim 122 livesEconomic TimesCOLOMBO: 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 ...and more »

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

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

Press TVDeath toll of landslides, floods in Sri Lanka reaches 113Press TVDeath 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 ...and more »

UN supports SL in flood relief efforts - Daily Mirror;

UN supports SL in flood relief efforts - Daily Mirror

Daily MirrorUN supports SL in flood relief effortsDaily MirrorThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Times of IndiaRelief material from India reaches flash flood-hit Sri LankaTimes of IndiaAs 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 ...and more »

Nearly 500000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods - UPI.com;

Nearly 500000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods - UPI.com

UPI.comNearly 500000 displaced in Sri Lanka floodsUPI.comSri 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 ...and more »

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

Floods and Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave over 100 DeathsPrensa Latina27 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.and more »

Sri Lanka flood toll rises to 103 - The Hindu;

Sri Lanka flood toll rises to 103 - The Hindu

The HinduSri Lanka flood toll rises to 103The HinduA 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.and more »

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

Floods, Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave at Least 100 DeadWall 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 ...and more »

APTOPIX Sri Lanka Mudslides - Colorado Springs Gazette

APTOPIX Sri Lanka MudslidesColorado Springs Gazettephoto - 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 ...and more »

100 dead, 99 missing in Sri Lankan mudslides - Toronto Sun;

100 dead, 99 missing in Sri Lankan mudslides - Toronto Sun

Toronto Sun100 dead, 99 missing in Sri Lankan mudslidesToronto SunAGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people ...and more »

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

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

Dhaka TribuneSri Lanka steps up monsoon relief as toll hits 113Dhaka TribuneA 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 »

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

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

KBZK Bozeman NewsHeavy rain and floods in Sri Lanka leave 91 dead, government saysKBZK Bozeman NewsAt 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, ...and more »

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

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

Financial ExpressSri Lanka floods: Indian Navy's INS Kirch reaches for rescue operations; take a lookFinancial ExpressSri 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 ...and more »

* US to send emergency assistance to Sri Lanka for flood relief - Colombo Page

* US to send emergency assistance to Sri Lanka for flood reliefColombo PageMay 27, Colombo: The United States Ambassador in Sri Lanka Atul Keshap today said the people of his country will send emergency assistance worth Rs.15 million for immediate relief to those affected by the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.and more »

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll climbs to 100 - ClickLancashire;

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll climbs to 100 - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireSri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll climbs to 100ClickLancashire"The toll has gone up as we started getting reports from areas which were inaccessible earlier", a Disaster Management Centre official told reporters in Colombo as he disclosed the figures. The flooding is believed to be the worst since May 2003 when a ...and more »