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Sri Lanka: Flood: 2015/11/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2015/11/13
Country or District Sri Lanka
Event Type Flood
Outline Nearly 79,000 people in 11 districts are affected by heavy rain all over Sri Lanka since 13 November 2015.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2015/11/30
As of 30 Nov, over 52,500 people are affected by flooding in Jaffna District, Northern Province. Over 320 people are displaced due to high risks of landslides in Badulla District.

ECHO 2015/11/24
As of 24 November, there were nearly 105,000 people affected (mostly in the Northern Province) and 426 people displaced in six evacuation centers.

ECHO 2015/11/18
The latest update of the flood situation indicate that over 135,500 people in 15 districts have been affected by floods, winds and landslides.

UNOCHA 2015/11/16
Currently, 15,000 people are displaced in 77 welfare centers. So far flooding has caused 1 death , which occurred in Kilinochchi. A total of 63 houses were destroyed and 1,200 are reported as partially damaged.