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>> Floods and landslides have tormented Sri Lanka, killing over 90 people. 100 more are missing. The island nation has been devastated with people losing their homes.>>
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> Our whole house went underwater. The kitchen has been swept away, and all our belongings are destroyed.>> Unusually heavy rain on Friday triggered a string of mudslides and caused rivers to burst their banks in what has been called the worst flooding in 14 years during Monsoon Season.
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Thousands of people have been evacuated. Health and emergency relief has come from Indian medical teams who arrived in the capital, Colombo, on Saturday. Soldiers have also been deployed for rescue operations. The country has appealed to the United Nations and the international community for relief and aid.