Floodwaters Rush Into Sri Lanka Homes

StoryfulWeatherPublished: May 29, 2017Updated: May 30, 2017
Published: May 29, 2017Updated: May 30, 2017

Floodwaters rushed into homes and covered streets in Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and many other parts of the country.

This video from May 27 shows flooding in Kelaniya.

At least 151 peopled died in killed in flooding and landslides following one of the worst rains in over a decade, according to meteorology officials, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/us-sri-lanka-disaster-idUSKBN18O0PN" target="_blank">Reuters</a> reported. Authorities reached stranded people by helicopters and boats but had difficulty getting to the hard-hit areas in the southern and western part of the country.

The Indian Navy has sent ships, supplies and aid to Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, the <a href="http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/in-pics-sri-lanka-floods-armoured-vehicles-on-streets-indian-navy-sends-ships-for-rescue/story-iuiRqHJDFiJ6AUonuw1PoJ.html" target="_blank">Hindustan Times</a> reported.

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