Previous Page: An elderly man outside his home in Batticaloa. The Tsunami destroyed his neighbours house and his seventy year old wife narrowly survived by clinging to a wooden trellis as the waters rushed around her. Batticaloa.
This Page: Kalmunai was one of the worst hit towns on the east coast. Eight hundred people lost their lives when the Tsunami struck. Much of the town was flattened. One of the few buildings to remain standing was the newly built post office, Tsunami water remaining on its roof.