Sri Lanka: Deadly Cyclone rain claim 42 lives

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The toll in torrential rains in Sri Lanka on Thursday rose to 42 as search and rescue operations for survivors continued, especially in the country's central region that was hit by landslides leaving 134 missing. Search operations chief in the central province of Sabaragamuva, Sudantha Ranasinghe, told EFE news on Thursday that there were "no new developments" in the Aranayake municipal region where three villages were hit hard by a landslide on Tuesday night. Credit: IANS