Heavy Showers Expected In Some Parts Of The Island

Heavy Showers Expected In Some Parts Of The Island

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Southern provinces and in Kandy and Nuwara Eliya districts. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara Eliya district.

Several spells of light showers will occur in Northern and North-central provinces

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or night.

Strong winds of about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over Western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers

Seas from Trincomalee to Kankasanturai, Mannar to Puttalam and from Hambantota to Pottuvil to Batticaloa can also be rough at times.

The Met Departments informs the fishing and marine community to take adequate precautionary measures

Meanwhile the landslide early warnings issued by the NBRO for Colombo, Galle, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Matara and Ratnapura District still remain in force.