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Weather Sri Lanka is costing more than two hundred people’s lives

Weather Sri Lanka is costing more than two hundred people’s lives

The death toll due to the severe weather in Sri Lanka is further increased. The national rampendienst told Wednesday that rescuers so far 202 victims have salvaged.

There are still 96 people missing. For nearly eighty thousand inhabitants, it is emergency accommodation arranged.

According to the authorities, more than six hundred thousand Sri Lankans directly affected by the landslides and floods caused by a cyclone. Security forces have been deployed to the supply of drinking water to recover, and residents to assist them in their return home.

The minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake said that all sixteen countries of relief supplies have sent, there is still more on the way. For the areas that have been affected by the flooding, the ministry is a negative travel advice issued.

Dead after flooding in Sri Lanka

On Sri Lanka in the past few days, dozens of deaths due to heavy flooding.
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Also are still tens of people missing.
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Large parts of the south and west of the island are still under water.
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Sunday was the first time since days a bit dryer, after which cleanup efforts could begin.
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As a result of the floods are nearly a half a million people displaced.
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