Heavy showers across multiple parts of Sri Lanka including Colombo.
Fort experienced the highest rainfall of 09.9 mm during the past 24-hour window that ended at 08:30 am on Sunday (03).
Vehicular movement was hampered for about one hour opposite the Fort Railway Station after a tree fell onto the road in the area.
This was due to heavy showers in the area.
A 62-year-old had also died in Mahakumbura, Nawalapitiya after a mound of earth collapsed onto him.
Meanwhile, the water levels of the Gin, Kalu, and Nilwala rivers have reached levels of caution, against the backdrop of the prevailing weather conditions.
The National Building Research Organisation has also issued early landslide warnings to the Kalutara, Kegalle, Galle, and Ratnapura districts.
The Met Department predicts that the prevailing showers will continue until September 7.
Due to the active South West Monsoon conditions, there is a possibility of the showery condition intensifying in the southwestern part of Sri Lanka.
Heavy showers, above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Southern provinces.
Wind speed may increase up to (60-70) kmph at times in the sea
areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil and in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai.
Wind speed may increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via
Colombo and Galle.