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Flooding in Sri Lanka: The inhabitants are frightened of more rains.
In the floods and avalanches on Friday, at least 164 persons were murdered and almost 500,000 were driven out. A further 104 persons are still unaccounted for, said officers. It is the most severe since May 2003, when a similarly strong southwestern tsunami devastated 10,000 houses and murdered 250 deaths.
We are now in the town of Weyangala in the southern Kalutara area. After the flooding on Friday, the town is flooded with waters far above houses, stores, churches and school. More than 50 persons were killed in this area, one of the most affected. The inhabitants depend on the boating service to get to their houses or springs.
As well as the heavy floods, there was a landslide in this community that killed seven people, six of them youngsters. In many areas the level of the river is slowly decreasing, but with more rains on Monday the inhabitants are frightened. The Kalutara county has recorded at least five landslides and the inhabitants of Baduraliya said it was severely affected.
"He said, "Water came into our home. It is very poor for us because we cannot go to schools, lessons, and we cannot go to the city. and many folks are facing this state.
Increased torrential rains and flooding for S-Asia
It is the most powerful typhoon that has landed in South Vietnam for 16 years in the early Saturday mornings. Taifun Damrey had gathered power in the South China Ocean in recent times and when it landed near the town of Nha Trang, it caused persistent wind speeds of over 85mph, which corresponds to a Category 2 storm.
More than 250mm of precipitation (about 10 inches) dropped in some areas. Further strong rainfalls and storms are anticipated in southern India and Sri Lanka.
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