Saturday, 03 June 2023 04:19 GMT

Sri Lanka: Heavy shower, flooding leaves 4 killed, more than 42,000 harmed


(MENAFN) On Saturday, May. 15 Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center (DMC) stated in its most recent weather report that four persons as a minimum lost their lives and more than 42,000 others had been harmed by days of robust winds and heavy showers which hit the nation because of the formation of a super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal.

The fatalities had been due to brutal flooding, said the DMC.

More than 200 houses had been completely or partially destroyed, whereas 175 perons belonging to 42 impacted families were housed in provisional shelters.

The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) also released a mudslide caution for a number of districts in Sri Lanka comprising the capital Colombo and the south. The NBRO asked people dwelling in high-risk areas to move to safer grounds.

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