Thundershowers expected in several areas
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Nuwara Eliya, and Kandy districts, the Department of Meteorology stated.
Fairly heavy falls of about 50 mm can be expected at some places in these areas, the Department said.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night.
The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Matara via Puttalam, Colombo, and Galle. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the other sea areas.
Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be 30-40 kmph and wind speed can be increased up to 50-55 kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Kankesanturai via Mannar.
The sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be rough at times. Other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.