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Flooding and mudslides kill 200 in Sri Lanka - Sky News

A minister warns that if the "madness" of illegal structures is not curtailed "we are going to end up with a bigger disaster". 16:24, UK, Wednesday 31 May 2017. A part of a flooded highway exit is seen in a village in Matara. Image: Part of a highway ...and more »

Sri Lanka disaster authorities failed to issue early warnings for storm that killed 202 people - IRINnews.org

As floodwaters recede in Sri Lanka after monsoon rains killed at least 202 people and forced more than 80,000 from their homes, questions are being asked over the government's failure to put in place preparedness measures that could have saved lives ...and more »

Sri Lanka floods leave 600000 people displaced - Aljazeera.com

Foreign aid begins to trickle into Sri Lanka where the worst floods in more than a decade have killed 202 people. 31 May 2017. Widespread flooding and devastating mudslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 202 people and displaced more than half a ...and more »

Sri Lanka saves pod of stranded whales - Phys.Org

Pilot whales in New Zealand. Sri Lanka's navy and local residents have rescued a pod of about 20 stranded pilot whales off the northeast coast of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's navy and local residents rescued a pod of about 20 stranded pilot whales off the ...and more »

Sri Lanka flood levels begin to reduce, more rain expected - Lanka Business Online

Jun 01, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's national disaster management officials have reported that water levels are beginning to recede along the major river basins, the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator said in a flood situation update. However, access to ...and more »

Israel, Jewish group provide emergency aid to flood-stricken Sri Lanka - The Jerusalem Post

The American Jewish Joint Distribution is providing emergency aid to victims of the devastating flooding and mudslides that killed hundreds of people and displacing hundreds of thousands more in Sri Lanka this week. This is the worst natural disaster ...and more »

Sri Lanka floods: Battle to rescue stranded as death toll tops 180 - CNN

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) Sri Lanka remains in the grips of the worst flooding in 14 years, and the bad weather that has killed at least 194 people is expected to continue, the Red Cross said Monday. The flooding was brought on by monsoon rains across ...and more »

Chinese enterprises donate relief supplies to Sri Lanka flood victims - Xinhua

A staff member of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (1st L) donates relief goods in Yabaraluwa village near Colombo, Sri lanka, May 30, 2017. (Xinhua/Huang Haimin). COLOMBO, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Chinese enterprises in Sri Lanka have provided ...and more »

Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200 - Anglicannews

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding in the country's Southern and Sabaragamuwa regions. This morning (Wednesday) Sri Lanka's Disaster Management ...and more »

Sri Lanka: Foreign aid arrives as flood toll tops 200 - Aljazeera.com

Sixteen countries send relief supplies to Sri Lanka where the worst flooding in more than a decade has left 202 dead. 31 May 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0 ...and more »