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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 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 »

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 »

Sri Lankan military steps in to evacuate flood victims - TRT World

Heavy rain has led to flooding and landslides in the island nation, leading to the deaths of at least 103 people with many more missing. The military used large armored vehicles and boats to transport people to safety but some remained trapped in ...and more »

Heavy rains kill at least 91 in Sri Lanka - TRT World

Dozens of people are missing. The navy deploys over 100 sailors and 20 boats to rescue and help people affected by rain-triggered mudslides in the south-west region of the country. Rescue mission under way at the site of a landslide in Bellana village ...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 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 »

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

Roads flooded and houses buried as rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 28 people in different parts of Sri Lanka. 26 May 2017. A man walks along a road in Colomboa as storm clouds gather above him [Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters]. Floods and landslides ...and more »

Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91 - Gulf Times

Indian Navy troops offload emergency supplies from the ship Kirch at Colombo harbour on Saturday. Indian medical teams and emergency relief arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday as the monsoon-related death toll reached 100 and authorities warned of more ...and more »