Death toll from inclement weather rises to 20

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

The death toll from the inclement weather rose to 20 today (Wednesday) with over 176,000 people affected, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

According to the DMC, the victims include 5 from Gampaha, 6 from Ratnapura. 4 in Kalutara, 3 in Kegalle, and 2 in Kurunegala.

The DMC said that 176,419 people have been affected by the inclement weather so far.