Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island during the afternoon or night. Heavy showers about 100 mm can be expected at some places, said the Department of Meteorology in a statement today (08).
Showers will occur in Eastern province and in Polonnaruwa and Mullaitivu districts during the morning.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimise damages caused by temporary localised strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
|Condition of Rain:|
|Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.|
|Winds will be North-easterly or variable in direction. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to 40 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and Puttalam.|
|State of Sea:|
|The sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo via Mannar and Puttalam will be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be slight. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.|