Three deaths were reported from the central highlands of Nuwara Eliya, three from Hambantota, in the south, one from the central highlands of Kandy and two from Galle, in the southern province.
The DMC said till Tuesday morning, over 14,000 people have been affected by the adverse weather conditions while landslide warnings remained for several areas.
Fishing communities were warned from going out to sea due to strong winds and over 500 people were relocated to safer areas.
The Meteorology Department, in its latest weather update, said strong winds and heavy rains would gradually reduce across the country from Tuesday while rains were expected in several areas of the island.
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