Overall Green alert Flood
in Sri Lanka

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101565
Death: 3
Displaced: 2374
Countries: Sri Lanka
From - To 01 Aug - 03 Aug


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Sri Lanka, August 2022Heavy rain since the start of August caused flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka. As of 03 August at least 3 people had lost their lives, 4 were missing, 12,289 were affected and 2,374 displaced.Wed 3 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

CORVI Risk Profile: Western Province, Sri Lanka2022-08-04T18:25+0200.

“Flooding in Sri Lanka 2018.” and both have a significant presence in the Western Province, as seen in the risk scores for unplanned settlements and informal economy. In addition, Sri Lanka’s National Adaptation Plan outlines priority actio
CORVI Risk Profile: Tarawa, Kiribati2022-08-04T18:25+0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),