|Sri Lanka : Flood : 1999/01|
|Outline||The northeast monsoon brought heavy rains in the eastern part of Sri Lanka with the dawn of the New Year.
29,288 families were affected by heavy floods.Two deaths had been reported.
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No.1 99/1/11|
|Two deaths due to fallen trees were reported from Matale, an area in the central hills of Sri Lanka.||Damage to paddy fields was thought to be significant.
On 4 January, strong winds with heavy rainfall caused damage to a number of homes and telecommunication facilities.
|Sri Lanka: Floods Information Bulletin No. 3|
|Close to 31,000 families (approximately 155,000 people) were reportedly affected. Some 15,000 families were initially displaced.||In the districts of Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Vavuniya alone, more than 18,500 acres of paddy were lost.|
|Sri Lanka: Floods Information Bulletin No. 1|
|53,300 people are displaced In Batticaloa District and Trincomalee and Vavuniya Districts.||・Damage in the paddy fields is thought to be significant, and in some areas the crops are considered as lost. Paddy acreage affected are 18,500 acres.
・Large numbers of livestock have drowned.
・Of serious concern is the traditional irrigation system of tanks and reservoirs (approximately 20,000 throughout the island). Tanks overflowing are 13.
|Emergency Relief Information|