Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Eastern provinces and in Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night, said the Department of Meteorology in a statement today (12).
Showers will occur in Western and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts during the morning too.
Fairly heavy showers about 75 mm can be expected at some places in Uva province and in Ampara district.
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 over sea areas around the island during afternoon or night.|
|Winds will be south-westerly or variable in direction. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil.|
|State of Sea:|
|The sea areas off the coast extending fromHambanthota to Pottuvil will be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.|