Adverse weather death toll rises to 194 – 94 remain missing

Adverse weather death toll rises to 194 – 94 remain missing

Adverse weather death toll rises to 194 – 94 remain missing

Written by Staff Writer

30 May, 2017 | 9:21 pm

The death toll due to floods and landslides across the country has risen to 194 while 94 people remain missing.

In its latest data issued on Tuesday afternoon, the Disaster Management Centre said 15 districts in the country have been affected by the incessant rains.It added that 112 people are reported wounded while over 76,000 people are displaced.

The displaced have been relocated to 383 safer locations.The Disaster Management Centre said over 575,000 people are affected by the adverse weather conditions.

Ninety one homes have been destroyed while 6,000 homes have been damaged.  Meanwhile, several News1st correspondents noted that the flooding in several areas has subsided.

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