President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
It has been more than two weeks since Sri Lanka was hit by a series of bomb attacks, but closure remains elusive as some families continue to search for their loved ones.
The Sri Lankan government has blamed the National Thowheeth Jamaath, a local extremist group, for the deadly attacks that claimed the lives of 310 people but also suspects international organisations may be involved.
Floodwaters are receding in some areas after a break in the rain, giving authorities a chance to deliver much-needed supplies to victims who lost everything as torrents of water swept away their homes.
Heavy rain has led to flooding and landslides in the island nation, leading to the deaths of at least 103 people with many more missing.
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