Showers or thundershowers expected in some areas
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva and Eastern provinces after 2.00 pm, says the Department of Meteorology.
Meanwhile, light showers will occur in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.
The general public has been urged to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Kankesanturai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Batticaloa in the evening.
Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.
The sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate.