VIDEO: Thousands of People Stranded by Sri Lanka Catastrophic Flooding

Sat May 21, 2016 17:24:02

Sri Lanka's military attempts to reach thousands of people stranded in their homes after the country was hit by the worst flooding in 25 years.

Monster floods forces half a million people fled their homes across the island.

The heaviest rains in a quarter of a century have pounded Sri Lanka since last weekend, triggering huge landslides that have buried some victims in up to 50 feet (15 metres) of mud.

More than 60 people known to have died so far amid fears that number could spike with many more reported missing.


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