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Sri Lanka Flood Situation update “Tauktae”

Sri Lanka Flood Situation update-TauktaeDue to the recent storm “Tauktae” Sri Lanka experienced heavy rainfall with high winds from 13th May early morning till 14th May and most parts of the South Western region received more than 250mm rainfall within 24 hours and maximum reported was 336mm in Agalawatta (Kalutara). As a result due to heavy rainfall, strong winds and few landslides a total of 48,300 people (12,177 families) got affected in ten (10) districts, since 13th May 2021. Furthermore, 5 deaths were reported and 3 persons suffered minor injuries due to floods and cutting-failures.  As per data 3 houses fully and 860 houses partially, have been damaged mostly in the Gampaha, Galle, Matara and Colombo districts. At present in certain places, most of the rivers in these areas are at the threshold level while few reservoirs are also at spill levels.

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Sri Lanka Flood Situation update “Tauktae”

Due to the recent storm “Tauktae” Sri Lanka experienced heavy rainfall with high winds from 13th May early morning till 14th May and most parts of the South Western region received more than 250mm rainfall within 24 hours and maximum reported was 336mm in Agalawatta (Kalutara). As a result due to heavy rainfall, strong winds and few landslides a total of 48,300 people (12,177 families) got affected in ten (10) districts, since 13th May 2021. Furthermore, 5 deaths were reported and 3 persons suffered minor injuries due to floods and cutting-failures.  As per data 3 houses fully and 860 houses partially, have been damaged mostly in the Gampaha, Galle, Matara and Colombo districts. At present in certain places, most of the rivers in these areas are at the threshold level while few reservoirs are also at spill levels.

Click on the following link to access the Sri Lanka Flood Situation update “Tauktae”  

Full report

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