Relief operations in flood and landslide affected areas continue

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  Relief operations in flood and landslide affected areas continued on Monday​ as the death toll in the disaster continued with the number dead rising to 164 and 104 others listed missing, officials said.

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Landslide warnings extended for next 24 hours

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The landslide warning announced due to the adverse weather condition has been extended for the next 24 hours, National Building Research Organization (NBRO) said.

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SriLankan Airlines to fly to Australia from Oct '17

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SriLankan Airlines will resume flights to Australia, operating daily, non-stop services to Melbourne from October 29 this year, a decision that was exclusively reported in the Business Times on May 7.

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Chinese govt. to offer humanitarian aid worth $2.2million

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The Chinese government will offer humanitarian aid worth 15 million yuan (about US$2.

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President Xi Jinping sends President Sirisena message of condolence

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President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence to President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday following the floods and landslides that overtook the island.

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Air Force Mi-17 transport helicopter makes forced landing in Baddegama

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A Sri Lanka Air Force Mi 17 helicopter involved in flood relief distribution in the Baddegama area has made a forced landing, officials said.

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Flood Update: Death toll rises to 151, 112 missing and more than 400,000 affected

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The death toll due to the prevailing adverse weather condition has increased up to 151, Government news portal reported.

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In pictures:Indian Navy personnel engage in flood relief work in Kalutara

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Neighbouring India was the first nation to come forward with flood relief assistance to Sri Lanka.

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President instructs swift measures to assist victims of bad weather conditions

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President Maithripala Sirisena issued instructions to the relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the affected people by the prevailing unfavorable weather conditions across the country, a statement from Presidential Secretariat said.

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