2011/5/12 12 9.0 9.5 10.0 3500 mm 9.0 9.5 10.0 1400 mm 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 500 mm 1000 mm 1500 mm 2000 mm 3000 mm 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 400 mm 600 mm 800 mm 1000 mm 1200 mm Many AGA divisions of Sri Lanka are being affected by natural disasters and some have been identified as being unsuitable for human habitation due to landslides, floods and cyclones. Humanitarian situation reports, response plans, news, analyses, evaluations, assessments, maps, infographics and more on Sri Lanka: Floods and Landslides - May 2018 The Sri Lanka Department for Meteorology weather forecast for today (September 28) suggests a “high possibility for evening thunderstorms over most parts of the island.” Related articles Mudslides and floods cause devastation in Sri Lanka – in pictures An aerial view of the flooded Kiriella region in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka, on 27 May 2017 Photograph: Rukmal Gamage/AP
The Act has identified 21 natural, human-induced and technological hazards affecting the country. Over the years Sri Lanka has experienced so many natural and man-made disasters, one could sarcastically say, people are already used to it. Therefore, it is A key factor in all these disasters was rain, as heavy downpours caused most of these natural disasters. observations and findings on disaster management in sri lanka floods, droughts, cyclones, landslides and coastal erosions are frequent occurrences indian ocean tsunami struck to sri lanka, causing severe damages to the country but it is rare event natural disasters have caused immense damage to the society human made disasters in particular have claimed more than 64,000 Although Sri Lanka established an institutional frame work for disaster management in Sri Lanka in 1996 with the Cabinet directive, Sri Lanka Disaster Management act No 13 of 2005 was enacted in 2005 after the devastating tsunami. Factor Analysis of Water-related Disasters in Sri Lanka by Junichi YOSHITANI Norimichi TAKEMOTO Tarek MERABTENE The International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Managemant Synopsis: Vulnerability to disaster differs considerably depending on natural exposure to hazards and social conditions of countries affected. The authors’ adoption of an ecofeminist lens reflects our commitment to understanding human reactions and relationships to natural disasters in the given social context. natural disaster, Sri Lankan women’s vulnerability has yet to be conceptualized within an ecofeminist framework. THE OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS THAT AFFECT TO SRI LANKA ARE HYDRO METEOROLOGICAL DISASTERS Concentration on major Weather Pattern is important. Usually the main steps are, something tragic happens, everybody is shocked and surprised, relief efforts start more or less coordinated, blaming and shaming starts, the entire country gets somewhat involved and then, nothing really changes.