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2021-06-03 Flood in Sri Lanka on 3 June, 2021

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 3 June, 2021
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 5 June, 2021
  • Requester: Disaster Management Center – Sri Lanka
  • Escalation to the International Charter: Yes
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

The Department of Irrigation – Sri Lanka reported that the Kelani River is reaching spill level following a torrential downpour. The Department of Irrigation added that a considerable rainfall exceedingly around 150 mm was reported in most of the Middle catchment areas of the Aththanagalu Oya Basin as of 9.00 AM on Friday (June 4, 2021). By analyzing the current rainfall situation and river water levels of Hydrological Stations in Aththanagalu Oya, there is a possibility of a considerable flood situation in low line areas of Aththanagalu Oya and Uruwal Oya valleys situated in Attanagalla, Gampaha, Minuwangoda, and Ja-Ela D/S Divisions. Furthermore, National Building Research Organization reportedly issued Level 3 (CODE RED) landslide warnings amidst continuous shower in parts of Kalutara and Ratnapura District. Since the beginning of the heavy downpour more than 130,000 people were affected and over 5,000 people were displaced.
http://www.dmc.gov.lk/images/dmcreports/Water_Level_&_Rainfall_2021__1622847899.pdf
http://www.dmc.gov.lk/images/dmcreports/Situation_Report_on_2021__1622813337.pdf
https://www.newsfirst.lk/2021/06/04/03-missing-in-ratnapura-landslide-irrigation-dept-warns-of-rising-water-levels/
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/floods-mudslides-kill-sri-lanka-5000-displaced-78099927

Satellite Image

   Before Disaster   

   JAXA   

2021-03-15

ALOS-2 Level1.1
BRS HH ALOS2 36782/0120 2021/03/15 FBD R 1.1 __A

2021-03-15

ALOS-2 Level2.1
IMG HH ALOS2 36782/0120 2021/03/15 FBD R 2.1 GUA

   After Disaster   

   JAXA   

2021-06-07

ALOS-2 Level1.1
BRS HH ALOS2 38024/0120 2021/06/07 FBD R 1.1 __A

2021-06-07

ALOS-2 Level2.1
IMG HH ALOS2 38024/0120 2021/06/07 FBD R 2.1 GUA

   GISTDA   

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/06 04:39:12.8 0223-0335 0

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/06 04:39:16.2 0223-0335 0

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/06 04:39:19.6 0223-0336 0

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/06 04:39:22.9 0223-0336 0

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/06 04:39:26.3 0223-0337 0

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 M 2021/06/06 04:39:16.6 0223-0335

2021-06-06

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 M 2021/06/06 04:39:22.7 0223-0335

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 M 2021/06/07 04:19:58.7 0223-0336 0

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 M 2021/06/07 04:20:03.4 0223-0336

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:19:52.2 0223-0335

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:19:54.6 0223-0335 0

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:19:58.0 0223-0336 0

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:20:01.4 0223-0336 0

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:20:04.7 0223-0336 0

2021-06-07

THEOS1 level 2A
T1 P 2021/06/07 04:20:07.1 0223-0336

   ISRO   

2021-06-09

Resourcesat-2 awifs
09-JUN-2021 05:12:58

Product

   AIT   

2021-06-07

DETECTED FLOOD WATER IN WESTERN PROVINCE, SRI LANKA


2021-06-07

DETECTED FLOOD WATER IN WESTERN PROVINCE, SRI LANKA


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