May 20, 2016
Ongoing flood warnings have been issued to some parts of Sri Lanka along with landslide warnings in the districts of Kurunegala, Monaragala, Badulla, Ratnapura, Kandy, Kegalle and Nuwara Eliya. U.S. citizens residing in or travelling around Sri Lanka should monitor local news and reports from the Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre (http://www.dmc.gov.lk/index_
For further information:
- We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens living or traveling in Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Colombo is located at 210 Galle Road. The telephone number is +94 11 249-8500. If you are a U.S. citizen with an after-hours emergency, please call our hotline at: 077-725-6307. If you are unable to reach the duty officer on this number, please dial 011-249-8500. The fax number is +94 11 249-8501. The Consular Section’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org and its internet web page is here. Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
- See the State Department’s travel website for relevant Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts, and Sri Lanka Country Specific Information.
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