Flash Floods in Northern parts of Sri Lanka

[ IASC ] Due to heavy rains over the past few days parts of the Northern districts of Jaffna, Mannar, Trincomalee, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu have been affected by floods. A coordination meeting will take place on Friday 28 November with the GA Jaffna to assess the current situation and decide on next steps. 5,136 families […]

Floods displace thousands in east Sri Lanka

[Reuters] Floods triggered by torrential rain have forced more than 7,000 people from their homes in eastern Sri Lanka, with some taking shelter in schools and mosques, officials said on Tuesday. Flooding and ensuing mass displacement are common in Sri Lanka, often fuelled by monsoon rains. The latest flood victims included families living in basic […]