Torrential rains and mudslides have displaced more than 100,000 Sri Lankans, with more extreme weather expected

Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue, officials said on Sunday.

More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian Ocean island since 2003. The state-run National Building Research Organization warned people in seven out of the country’s 25 districts to evacuate from unstable slopes if rains continue for the next 24 hours.

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