Flooding and Rain in Sri Lanka
News from Sri Lanka
Heavy pre-monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have caused severe flooding and the threat of landslides. At least 20 deaths have been reported and a number of people have been displaced from their homes. Members of the Sri Lankan embassy are encouraging people to contribute to the flood relief by sending cash, checks or money orders to the Embassy of Sri Lanka. (Address: Embassy of Sri Lanka, 3025 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington DC 20008.) to be distributed to the disaster relief fund.