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Sri Lanka: Flood: 2021/05/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/05/13
Country or District Sri Lanka
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rain caused flooding and landslides in Western, Central and Southern Provinces of Sri Lanka, resulting in casualties. More than 170 thousand people were affected.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
DMC Sri Lanka 2021/06/09
Death: 20
Injured: 5
Affected: 176,419 persons/44,946 families
Fully Damaged Houses: 20
Partially Damaged Houses: 1,083
DMC Sri Lanka 2021/05/27
Death: 1
Injured: 4
Missing: 0
Affected: 36529 person/10466 families
Fully Damaged Houses: 6
Partially Damaged Houses: 796
DMC Sri Lanka 2021/05/26
Death: 0
Injured: 3
Missing: 1
Affected: 30787 person/9096 families

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DMC Sri Lanka 2021/06/09
Situation Report - Sri Lanka 8 June 2021 at 1800 hrs

ECHO 2021/06/09
According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), 20 people have died and five individuals remain injured. The number of total affected people stands at 176,419 and up to 7,989 individuals have been displaced to either evacuation centres or houses of relatives across ten Districts of Sri Lanka. Damage has been reported to more than 1,100 buildings.

ECHO 2021/06/07
Heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting parts of western Sri Lanka since 3 June, causing floods and landslides, which have resulted in casualties. According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), 17 people have died, five have been injured and two others are missing.

DMC Sri Lanka 2021/05/27
Situation Report - Sri Lanka 27th May 2021 at 1800 hrs

DMC Sri Lanka 2021/05/26
Situation Report - Sri Lanka 26th May 2021 at 1800 hrs

ECHO 2021/05/17
At least 44,153 people have been affected, while up to 618 houses have been partially damaged.


IWMI 2021/06/08
Extreme rainfall, flooding, mudslides in Sri Lanka - Satellite Imagery: 15 Mar (Pre) and 07 Jun 2021 (Post) | Published: 8 Jun 2021

IWMI 2021/06/07
Extreme rainfall, flooding, mudslides in Sri Lanka - Satellite Imagery: 07 Jun 2021 | Published: 07 Jun 2021