Sri Lanka poured rain. Video


20.12.12.Na island of Sri Lanka during the rainy season brought a storm of wind, floods and landslides. As a result, according to the Center for Disaster Management, at least 20 people were killed, 14 — went missing, about 10,000 were forced to flee their homes.

Sad statistics supplement 150 fully damaged houses. More than 800 partially damaged.

On Wednesday, the four districts of the mountainous country was issued a warning about the danger of landslides.

[Mahinda Amaravira, Minister of Disaster Management]
"The challenge this time was to save people."

In the northern, central and eastern provinces flood destroyed thousands of acres of rice fields.

In total, due to weather, affected about 175,000 people.


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