Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain occur in Sri Lanka, with five people killed and five others injured when a tree falls on a bus in Colombo. Another person is killed by a falling rock in Galle District.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees his residence in Colombo after protesters storm the residence and clash with police. At least 33 people are injured. Rajapaksa's resignation is demanded amid the worst economic crisis in Sri Lanka since 1948.
Sri Lanka's Marine Environment Protection Authority announces that it will take legal action against the owners of the Singaporean container ship "X-Press Pearl" for the marine pollution caused by the ship's fire off the coast of Colombo on May 20. The authority reports that plastic granules from spilled cargo had been washing up on the Sri Lankan coast since May 27.