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  1. Sri Lanka floods update: Death toll rises to at least 103 with 113 still missing and nearly 500,000 displaced

    Sott.net - World 05.27 / 19:04 sott.net
    At least 103 people have been killed and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka following flooding and mudslides triggered by monsoon rains, the government says. A further 113 people have been reported missing, a spokesman said. Military boats and helicopters have been sent to help rescue operations. The flooding is believed to be the worst since May 2003 when a similarly powerful south-west monsoon destroyed 10,000 homes and killed 250 people. Rescuers had set up 185 camps for…
  2. Death toll of landslides, floods in Sri Lanka reaches 113

    Presstv.com - Media 05.27 / 17:10 presstv.com
    Sri Lanka has sought international help as the death toll of recent landslides and floods rose to…
  3. Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing in mudslides doubtful

    Presstelegram.com - World 05.27 / 16:48 presstelegram.com
    AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka >> Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing.The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the…
  4. Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing in mudslides doubtful

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 05.27 / 16:34 dailynews.com
    AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka >> Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing.The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the…
  5. Nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka floods

    Upi.com -World 05.27 / 16:32 www.upi.com
    More than 100 people have died and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka after flooding and mudslides triggered monsoons, the government…
  6. India sends relief as death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka floods

    Tribuneindia.com - World 05.27 / 15:47 tribuneindia.com
    Colombo/New Delhi, May 27 An Indian Navy ship with relief materials reached Colombo on Saturday as the death toll from the worst floods since 2003 in Sri Lanka climbed to 100 and authorities warned of more rains. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) The Disaster Management Centre issued an urgent evacuation warning for residents living along the Kelani River and within the Divisional Secretariats of Kollonnawa, Kaduwela, Wellampitiya, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Sed…
  7. Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides

    Thestar.com.my - World 05.27 / 14:41 thestar.com.my
    COLOMBO (Reuters) - The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 113, officials said on Saturday, as the country appealed for international…
  8. Indian Navy Ship reaches Colombo Port with flood relief material in Sri Lanka

    Apnnews.com - World 05.27 / 13:37 apnnews.com
    An Indian naval ship with relief materials for people affected by floods in Sri Lanka reached Colombo…
  9. Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing doubtful

    Newstalk650.com - World 05.27 / 13:35 newstalk650.com
    AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the landslides. "I have my doubts" that any survivors will be found, said army Maj. Gen. Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is heading the …
  10. Sri Lanka says finding survivors among missing doubtful

    DetroitNews-World 05.27 / 13:30 detroitnews.com
    The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the…
  11. Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 100

    Clickittefaq.com - World 05.27 / 13:20 clickittefaq.com
    Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern and western regions have killed at least 100 people and damaged more than 800 homes, officials said on Saturday. Ninety-one people were also reported missing and 40 others have been hospitalised after unusually heavy rain on Friday triggered a string of mudslides and caused rivers to burst their…
  12. Monsoon kills 100; India aids Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—India joined Sri Lanka’s relief operation Saturday as 230,000 people were driven from their homes after an intense monsoon deluge killed at least 103 people. Rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island, authorities said. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 103 people were confirmed killed while another 113 were missing. The military conducted search operations in…
  13. Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing doubtful

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 05.27 / 12:33 lethbridgeherald.com
    AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in southern and western parts of the country, killing 100 people and leaving 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than The post Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing doubtful appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  14. India to assist Sri Lanka in flood relief operations

    Zeenews.india.com - India 05.27 / 12:16 zeenews.india.com
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all necessary assistance to the country in its flood relief…
  15. Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 100

    Aljazeera.com - Africa 05.27 / 11:40 aljazeera.com
    Ninety-one people missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and…
  16. Sri Lanka asks for help as death toll from floods, mudslides hits 100

    Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose Saturday to 100 with 99 others missing.The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced.The military used large armored vehicles and boats to transport people to safety. But…
  17. Scores killed in floods, landslides in Sri Lanka

    Dw.com - Business 05.27 / 10:53 dw.com
    Hundreds of people have either died or gone missing amid severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka. Authorities are now appealing for international…
  18. Sri Lanka floods: 100 killed, 99 missing

    Armradio.am - Politics 05.27 / 10:47 armradio.am
    Flooding and mudslides triggered by monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed 100 people, with 99 missing, the BBC reports. About 200,382 people have been affected in the south and west of the country, the disaster management centre said. India has sent a naval ship with medical supplies. It joins Sri Lankan military boats and helicopters. The flooding is believed to be the worst since May 2003 when a similarly powerful south-west monsoon destroyed 10,000 homes and killed 250 people. Home…
  19. Monsoon floods, landslides kill 91 in Sri Lanka

    Suchtv.pk - World 05.27 / 09:58 suchtv.pk
    Flooding and landslides have killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfalls in many parts of the island, authorities say. About 20,000 people were also driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. "There are some areas where we are unable to reach, but relief operations are under way," deputy minister for disaster management Dunesh Gankanda…
  20. Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

    Newstalk650.com - World 05.27 / 09:57 newstalk650.com
    AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than 2,900 people have been displaced. The military used large armoured vehicles and boats to transport people to safety. But some remained trapped in interior villages where boats have been unable to reach. At an intersection close to Agalawatte, 98 kilometres (60 miles) south of Colombo, the c…