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Sri Lanka: Floods and Landslides: 2023/10/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/10/06
Country or District Sri Lanka
Event Type Floods and Landslides
Outline With the intensification of the southwest monsoon, Sri Lanka has experienced heavy rainfall in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Southern provinces. The adverse weather conditions for more than a week caused seven deaths, while more than 75,000 people belonging to 20,450 families in 13 districts were affected.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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