Overall Green alert Flood
in Sri Lanka

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100287
Death: 3
Displaced: 3149
Countries: Sri Lanka
From - To 29 Nov - 29 Nov


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Sri Lanka, November to December 2019At least 3 people died after heavy rain triggered a landslide in Walapane, Central Province, Sri Lanka on 30 November 2019. Flooding affected areas of Northern and Eastern Provinces, where around 600 people were displaced. Note: The government report of 03 December stated that 5 people died. Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Situation report of 03 December stated that 3 people died in the Walapane landslide. Two other deaths were reported in other areas, though not as a result of severe weather.Fri 29 Nov 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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