Sri Lanka: Over one million affected by flooding (video)


8.02.11.Navodnenie in Sri Lanka intensifies, rain does not stop. The island, located off the north-west coast of India, their homes were forced to leave more than a million inhabitants.

Apocalypse — so a word can be called the current events in Sri Lanka, an island in the Indian Ocean.

In the eastern regions of several weeks are torrential rains that caused the first one of the biggest floods in history, are now systematically strengthened. The area under the water increases.

Flooded for 90% of rice fields. With rising water level is struggling more and more residents of the country. Left their homes for more than a million people.

People on their own trying to find a safe haven, despite the fact that the authorities have set up special camps. At the moment, they settled only 236,000 people, or one in five.

Rescue workers continue to get the same from the rivers and streams corpses of victims. The number of deaths rose to 57. Has allocated 51 million dollars to help the victims. Financial assistance is provided as China, France and Britain.

According to the forecasts of meteorologists, the rains in the region will continue for 2-3 months, which means that millions of people here every day will starve in the flood.


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