A landslide in Bellana village, Kalutara district, Sri Lanka May 6 (Source: AP) 
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 1 sent his message of sympathy to his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe over the serious losses in human lives and property caused by recent floods and landslides in the country.

Severe rains and strong winds since May 26 have caused major floods and landslides in many areas of Sri Lanka. The death toll has surpassed 200 while almost 100 people are still missing, and over 600,000 people have been affected.-VNA