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Rappler
Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are deadlast week are believed dead, authorities said Saturday, May 28, after failing t
Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are dead
Rappler / Posted 16 hours ago
last week are believed dead, authorities said Saturday, May 28, after failing to find signs of life under tons of mud. The Disaster Management Center (DMC) said 67 bodies had been recovered from the worst hit central district of Kegalle where 99... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Sri Lanka: Major floods death toll rises to 92, 109 still missingbodies have been recovered by soldiers, all victims of landslides that buried t
Sri Lanka: Major floods death toll rises to 92, 109 still missing
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
bodies have been recovered by soldiers, all victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills, said the Disaster Management Center. The onslaught of rain was hindering the search, but Maj. Gel Sudatha Ranasinghe hopes to pick up... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92for victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills pulle
Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
for victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills pulled out eight bodies from the rubble, the Disaster Management Center said, adding that 109 people were still missing in the landslides. Maj. Gen. Sudatha Ranasinghe,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92for victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills pulli
Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
for victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills pulling out eight bodies from the rubble. The Disaster Management Center also said Sunday that 109 people are still missing in the landslides. The rain had stopped in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Death toll in Sri Lanka’s floods, landslides rises to 82Lanka’s floods and landslides reached 82 on Sunday (May 22, 2016) while 500,000
Death toll in Sri Lanka’s floods, landslides rises to 82
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Lanka’s floods and landslides reached 82 on Sunday (May 22, 2016) while 500,000 people have been affected, the country’s Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. Relatives of Sri Lankan land slide victims and onlookers gather at a destroyed house... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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My EastText
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
My EastText / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as rocks, mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as rocks, mudslides bury villages
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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6d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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6d
KTVZ Bend
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagesKTVZ.COM Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 days ago
KTVZ.COM Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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News 8000
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Sri Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Ski Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villagessaid. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and roc
Ski Lanka floods: 71 killed as mudslides bury villages
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
said. Rescuers are searching for 127 others reported missing after mud and rock buried residential areas, the nation's Disaster Management Center said. The rains and floods have hit most parts of the nation all week. The death toll is expected... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
71 killed, hundreds missing from floods, landslides in Sri Lanka71 on Saturday, while rescue teams continued efforts to search for hundreds who
71 killed, hundreds missing from floods, landslides in Sri Lanka
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
71 on Saturday, while rescue teams continued efforts to search for hundreds who were still missing across the island, the Disaster Management Center said. Sri Lanka’s central Kegalle District has recorded the highest number of deaths with 39... Read more
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DW
Death toll in Sri Lanka rises as rescue workers battle heavy rains |Landslides and flooding caused by torrential downpours have killed at least 71
Death toll in Sri Lanka rises as rescue workers battle heavy rains |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
Landslides and flooding caused by torrential downpours have killed at least 71 people in Sri Lanka, reported the country's Disaster Management Center (DMC) on Saturday. A further 127 people are still missing. The Sri Lanka Red Cross also reported... Read more
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New Kerala
Lankan landslide death toll rises to 64, 131 missing - newkerala.com #66762131 missing and over 319,000 displaced from homes while over a 4,27,000 people
Lankan landslide death toll rises to 64, 131 missing - newkerala.com #66762
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
131 missing and over 319,000 displaced from homes while over a 4,27,000 people are affected by the adverse weather, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said today. The DMC said it is coordinating response activities and rescue operations with... Read more
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Daily News
Red Cross Society of China donates $50,000 to Sri Lanka on flooding, landslideRed Cross Society of China. Over 450,000 people have been affected by floods a
Red Cross Society of China donates $50,000 to Sri Lanka on flooding, landslide
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Red Cross Society of China. Over 450,000 people have been affected by floods and landslides across the country while the Disaster Management Center said that 64 people had been killed. The government had this week sought urgent foreign... Read more
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Daily News
STF, Army personnel deployed to protect properties of displacedmissing after the massive landslides at Aranayake and Bulathkohupitiya were con
STF, Army personnel deployed to protect properties of displaced
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
missing after the massive landslides at Aranayake and Bulathkohupitiya were continuing for the third day. According to Disaster Management Center (DMC) officials, the death toll has risen to 63 as a result of the torrential rains experienced... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No letup in Sri Lankan rainsfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
No letup in Sri Lankan rains
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Search resumes in rain for 220 families missing after Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for 220 families missing after Sri Lankan landslide
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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Salon.com
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidetens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were clos
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were closed due to the bad weather. Sri Lanka's disaster management center Thursday reported 38 deaths from lightning strikes and smaller landslides elsewhere in the country... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslidefalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in t
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 30 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslidesfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in t
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lanka landslidesfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in t
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lanka landslides
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Show commenting policy TribLive commenting policy You are solely responsible for your comments... Read more
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Daily News
OVER 20,000 TRAPPED IN COLOMBOThe Tri Forces jointly with Disaster Management Center personnel yesterday laun
OVER 20,000 TRAPPED IN COLOMBO
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
The Tri Forces jointly with Disaster Management Center personnel yesterday launched a massive operation in Kolonnawa, Wellampitiya and Kelaniya areas to rescue over 20,000 people trapped in major floods to hit the area in 25 years. The number of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslidesfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in t
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'in cities including Colombo, the capital, where tens of thousands of homes were
Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in cities including Colombo, the capital, where tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Sri Lanka's disaster management center reported 41 deaths across the country since Monday from lightning strikes, floods, falling trees... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslidesfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in t
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslidesfalling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in t
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
falling trees and landslides nationwide, including the 18 confirmed deaths in the Kegalle district, according to the Disaster Management Center. Tens of thousands have been evacuated from homes across the island to some 594 shelters. The... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'in cities including Colombo, the capital, where tens of thousands of homes were
Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
in cities including Colombo, the capital, where tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Sri Lanka's disaster management center reported 41 deaths across the country since Monday from lightning strikes, floods, falling trees... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Terror strikes Sri Lanka during landslides: 'All I could do was scream'tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were clos
Terror strikes Sri Lanka during landslides: 'All I could do was scream'
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were closed due to the bad weather. Sri Lanka's disaster management center reported 41 deaths across the country since Monday from lightning strikes, floods, falling trees... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Terror strikes Sri Lanka during landslides: 'All I could do was scream'tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were clos
Terror strikes Sri Lanka during landslides: 'All I could do was scream'
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
tens of thousands of homes were at least partially inundated. Schools were closed due to the bad weather. Sri Lanka's disaster management center reported 41 deaths across the country since Monday from lightning strikes, floods, falling trees... Read more
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