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2010-05-14 Flood in Sri Lanka on 14 May, 2010

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 14 May, 2010
  • Requester: Ministry of Disaster Management
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Heavy rainfall received since 14th May 2010, and was continuing till date. Most of the areas in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara district has been affected by floods. Transport was difficult due to submerge of main roads and diffuclt to make emergency response. In additional to that more than 80,000 families has been directly affected by floods. More over there has been only 1 death and few injures has been reported. Since the data is still receiving the the actual figures may increase. Situation reports has been posted to DMC web site www. dmc.gov.lk.

Product

 MODM 

2010-05-18

Flood Inundation Mapping, Colimbo District

2010-05-18

Flood Inundation Mapping, Gampaha District

 SD 

2010-05-18

Flood Waters in Colombo District

2010-05-18

Flood Waters in Gampaha District

2010-05-18

Flood Waters in Kalutara District

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2010-03-09

ALOS PSR/FBS, P528 F110 A34.3, Mar 9, 2010

2010-03-09

ALOS PSR/FBS, P528 F120 A34.3, Mar 9, 2010

2010-03-09

ALOS PSR/FBS, P528 F130 A34.3, Mar 9, 2010

 After Disaster

 JAXA 

2010-05-18

ALOS PSR/FBS, P524 F120 A21.5, May 18, 2010

2010-05-18

ALOS PSR/FBS, P524 F130 A21.5, May 18, 2010