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Event: FF Flash Flood
Number: 2009-000260
Country: LKA Sri Lanka
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Date (YMD): 2009-12-17
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Information Source:Xinhua News Agency
Comments: Thousands of people in eastern Sri Lanka have been marooned by flash floods which also left several roadways impassable, relief officials said here Friday. According to the national co-ordinator of the Disaster Managament Center, 28,640 families in the Batticaloa and Ampara districts had been affected. The two districts have suffered continuous torrential rains since last Wednesday with over 100 milimeters of rains having been recorded in Ampara.
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