Lingering showers sprinkled about. Sri Lanka for several days. Out of the abundance of water in many areas of the island there were landslides, which killed more than a dozen people. According to the latest data, the rains have been weaker, but the death toll is filled and is now 16. Search for 14 missing police and soldiers engaged in the fleet.
Nearly 176,000 families temporarily displaced from their flooded homes in specially constructed 40 refugee camps. There they provide warm food, and obtaining permission to return home, each family receives a box lunch. As it turned out, the flood damaged 146 houses, 805 buildings suffered minor damage and can be repaired.
On the island because of fallen trees and areas where there have been landslides, blocked several roads. Their clearance also sent military units. With the rail link as a problem. Rain water flooded over 6000 hectares of crops, which is very late for the eastern part of the country, which is experiencing a period of war. The consequences of floods are even more daunting, given that three months earlier, in Sri Lanka there was a severe drought.
As reported by forecasters, the rains would come back to the island, after the monsoon season ends only closer to February.