Warning for the fishing and naval community
The Meteorological Department warns the fishing and naval community to be vigilant regarding the weather in the sea areas around the island since there is a possibility to develop a low pressure area in the south-east of Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours.
Showers or thundershowers during the evening in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankesanthurai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Batticaloa.
It is likely to affect weather over the island and surrounding sea areas during next few days.
Department of Meteorology states that it is closely monitoring the situation and requested fishing and naval community to be vigilant and to be attentive about future bulletins issued by the Department of Meteorology in next few days