Sri Lankan residents stand at the site of a landslide
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Sri Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says.

The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains, engulfed about 140 houses in Badulla district.

Bad weather is also hampering the rescue operations. Heavy rain has hit much of the country over the past few weeks.

Jill McGivering reports.

  • 29 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia