Flash Flood in Sri Lanka

60,000 people were left homeless in Colombo and the suburbs. Some of the roads in the city were up to two metres (six feet) under water as drainage systems were unable to cope with the deluge.

Source: http://GLIDEnumber.net

See also: Sri Lanka floods leave 58,000 homeless (20/11/2009, Sydney Morning Herald/AFP)

Disaster Information
Region: 
Sri Lanka
Occurance Date: 
18/11/2009