Of the 11 dead are a woman and two children who were among six people buried in a landslide in Kadugannawa early this morning.
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said that people in 19 districts have been affected by the heavy rain and strong winds with Colombo and the surrounding areas the worst affected.
A DMC spokesman said that 134, 406 people have been displaced from the bad weather and have been transferred to temporary shelters.
Meanwhile the department of meteorology said that the low pressure area is moving away from Sri Lanka and rainy conditions over the island will reduce to some extent, but strong windy conditions will continue.
The department of meteorology said that showers or thunder showers will occur at times in the Northern, North-central, North-Western, Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.
Heavy falls (more than 100 mm) are likely at some places, the department of meteorology said. (Colombo Gazette)