World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 14 people in Sri Lanka and driven 80,000 from their homes, police and officials said Friday, as the country marked the 10th anniversary of the tsunami.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Sri Lankan officials say three people have died and more than 60,000 had to be evacuated to safer locations due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains around the island nation.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday June 4, 2014
At least 22 people have died in Sri Lanka from two days of floods and mudslides triggered by unusually heavy monsoon rains, officials said Tuesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 2, 2014
Heavy rains followed by floods and landslides claimed 14 lives in Sri Lanka Monday, the country's disaster management centre said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 10, 2013
Naval boats and helicopters scoured seas off Sri Lanka on Monday for dozens of missing fishermen, as the death toll from strong monsoon rains and winds rose to 31, an official said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 20, 2012
Flash floods have killed at least 25 people in Sri Lanka and left more than a quarter of a million marooned in their homes, disaster officials said on Thursday.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 19, 2012
Sri Lanka's government says flash floods and mudslides have killed 16 people, with 14 others reported missing, in two days of heavy rain in many parts of the country.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 26, 2012
The government says floods and lightning killed six people in Sri Lanka and hundreds have been displaced by landslides.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday January 13, 2011
Nearly 200,000 people have lost their homes because of the flooding caused by incessant rains in the Eastern part of Sri Lanka. They have been forced to take refuge in temporary shelters. The government has set up over 500 relief camps in schools, temples, churches and government buildings. 18 people have been killed in the central and ea...