Sri Lanka Floods Kill 9

01/09/2011 12:03 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's government says that at least nine people have been killed in floods and mudslides caused by heavy rain across the country.

The Disaster Management Center said in a statement Sunday that one person has been reported missing and more than 55,000 people have become homeless and are housed in camps.