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Sri Lanka : Flash Flood : 2010/11/10
GLIDE: FL-2010-000253-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/11/10
Sri Lanka
Name Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods have been reported in the districts of South-Western parts of Sri Lanka, particularly in Colombo capital. The total affected population is 186,893 persons or 42,646 families.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others

Related Links
  • OCHA 2010/12/10
    Due to the floods caused by continuous rains since 10 November 2010, the total number of persons affected stands at 164,183, including 6 deaths, 1 missing and 10 injured as at 10 December 2010.
  • OCHA 2010/12/08
    Heavy rainfall continues in several parts of Sri Lanka since 10 November 2010, with a total of 105,974 persons affected by
    floods and landslides, including 4 deaths, 1 missing and 8 injured as at 8 December 2010.
  • IRIN 2010/11/25
    On 10 November unusually heavy rains affected 315,000 and left two dead in areas around the capital Colombo.
  • OCHA 2010/11/13
    The Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka issued a situation report on Nov 12 as at 18.00 with a total of affected persons at 213,292 persons (50,235 families) in four Districts (Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha and Matara).
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/11/11
    Flash floods have been reported in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Kegalle.
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