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Sri Lanka : Floods : 2008/06/01

GLIDE:  FL-2008-000079-LKA

Duration 2008/06/01
Country or District Sri Lanka
Name Floods
Outline Floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least nine and forced thousands of people from their homes in Sri Lanka, with some taking shelter in schools and temples, officials said on 2 June, 2008.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 5 June)
Dead: 23 Missing: 1 Injured: 2 Affected: 401,306 Fully damaged houses: 265 Partially damaged houses: 1,317
Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 4 June)
Dead: 20 Missing: 2 Injured: 2 Affected: 362,582 Fully damaged houses: 199 Partially damaged houses: 705
Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 2 June)
Dead: 6 Affected: 146,134

Related Links

Report/Articles

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka
Situation Report as of 5 June 2008 (pdf)

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka
Situation Report as of 4 June 2008 (pdf)

BBC news 2008/06/03
At least 13 people in Sri Lanka have been killed by floods and landslides caused by monsoon rains in the southern part of the country, officials say.

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka
Situation Report as of 2 June 2008 (pdf) Dead: 6/ Affected People: 146,134

Reuters AlerNet 2008/06/02
Sri Lanka flash floods kill 9, displace thousands

Geographycal Data Information

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/06/04
Number of Families Affected by Floods as of 4 June (pdf)

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/06/02
Location Map as of 2 June (pdf)