Asia

Sri Lankans traumatised by deadly floods, mudslides

Sri Lankans are struggling to deal with the aftermath of deadly floods and mudslides, as humanitarian efforts were under way. Troops are delivering aid supplies to half a million people displaced by floodwater.

Asia

Sri Lanka struggles to deliver aid to stranded flood victims

Volunteers with boats are providing a lifeline for Sri Lankans stranded and cut off by the country's record floods.

Asia

Sri Lanka floods leave 600,000 people displaced

Foreign aid begins to trickle into Sri Lanka where the worst floods in more than a decade have killed 202 people.

Asia

Sri Lanka: Foreign aid arrives as flood toll tops 200

Sixteen countries send relief supplies to Sri Lanka where the worst flooding in more than a decade has left 202 dead.

Asia

Sri Lanka fights to stop diseases from spreading in flood crisis

The public are being asked to help clean drinking wells contaminated by the monsoon floods, as doctors work to prevent diseases such as cholera from spreading.

Asia

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as toll rises

At least 164 killed as rescuers rush to evacuate people marooned by floods and mudslides before rains resume on Monday.

Asia

Sri Lanka: Many missing after floods kill 151 people

Flooding and mudslides have killed at least 151 people in Sri Lanka and 111 people remain missing, according to Rajitha Senaratne, health minister.

Asia

Sri Lanka appeals for aid as flood deaths exceed 150

At least 151 people have been killed in floods and mudslides as emergency teams rush to distribute aid to the displaced.

Asia

Sri Lanka calls for international aid as floods kill 122

Sri Lanka has called for international humanitarian assistance following floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains that have killed at least 122 people. At least 97 more are reported to be missing.

Asia

'Roofs blown away' as Sri Lanka floods kill 122

Ninety-seven missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 122

Weather

The seasonal climate of Sri Lanka

With the onset of the southwest monsoon, the island country could be faced with even more flooding and landslides.

The seasonal climate of Sri Lanka

Asia

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

Spate of recent mosque and Muslim-business attacks blamed on hard-line Buddhist leader who is now on the run.

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

Environment

Sri Lanka: Heavy rains trigger landslides, kill dozens

Roads flooded and houses buried as rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 28 people in different parts of Sri Lanka.

Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

India’s Modi visits Tamil communities in Sri Lanka

On a visit to Sri Lanka, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tamils working in tea and rubber plantations. He pledged to support a five-year plan to improve the living standards of communities in Sri Lanka's plantations.

India

Sri Lanka clears thousands of wasps ahead of Modi visit

Private company to remove the wasps from tea fields which the Indian Prime Minister will tour on Friday.

Sri Lanka clears thousands of wasps ahead of Modi visit