Details of Disaster Information


Sri Lanka : Flood : 2007/05/04
GLIDE: FL-2007-000052-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/05/04
Country
   or
District
Sri Lanka
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rains have triggered flooding and a small landslide along Sri Lanka's coastal belt, killing at least six people, as the island heads into the monsoon season, officials said on Friday.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • IRIN news 2007/05/07
    Over 120,000 affected by severe flooding in west
  • Situation Report by National Disaster Relief Services Centre
    Due to torrential rains, some parts of the country are experiencing Floods. The most affected Districts are Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle. Around 40,139 families have been affected. 17 deaths were reported by this districts. (pdf)
  • Reutes Alertnet 2007/05/04
    Floods, landslide kill at least 6 in Sri Lanka
  • Reuter AlertNet 2007/05/05
    The death toll from flooding along Sri Lanka's rain-drenched southwestern
    coast has risen to 11, while at least 50,000 people are now homeless and
    living in temples and schools, officials said on Saturday.
  • Disaster Management Centre, Sri Lanka
    Heavy rain experienced in several districts of the western region in Sri Lanka resulting severe floods, flash floods in grater Colombo area and some landslides.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/05/09
    Due to torrential rains, some parts of the country are experiencing floods.
    The most affected districts are Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle. Around 40,139 families have been affected. 17 deaths were reported.