Floods inundate Colombo

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Rescue efforts continue in the Sri Lankan capital where flood waters have inundated homes and forced more than 200,000 people to evacuate. Julie Noce reports.

Floods inundate Colombo

A woman in Colombo is carried to safety after being rescued from flood waters in the Sri Lankan capital.

Search and rescue operations are still underway here after at least 82 people died and more than 240,000 were forced to evacuate.

Boats ferry people out of their water logged homes…

Some people are brought to shelters.

We’ve been at this camp since Tuesday, one person said. My home is completely under water.

Water levels are receding, but clean up efforts have yet to begin.

This was the worst flooding in the country in the past 25 years.

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