Overall Green alert Flood
in Sri Lanka

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

GDACS ID FL 1101186
Death: 2
Displaced: 793
Countries: Sri Lanka
From - To 25 Nov - 27 Nov


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Sri Lanka, Late November 2021DMC reported severe weather from around 24 November including lightning strikes, rough seas and strong winds as well as heavy rain. Flooding affected areas of Matale, Puttalam, Ampara, Mulaitivu, Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mannar, Moneragala districts. Landslides struck in Galle and Kandy districts. As of 209 November, 2 people had died (1 in a landslide in Kandy, 1 in floods in Vavuniya) and 1 person was reported missing at sea near Batticaloa. A total of 24,628 people were affected affected, 793 displaced, 83 homes damaged 3 destroyed.Mon 29 Nov 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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