Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night and fairly heavy showers above 75mm are likely at some places, the Department of Meteorology said in a statement today (24).
Showers may occur in Northern, Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces and in Southern coastal areas 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 thunder showers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kaluthra to Pottuvil via Galle and Matara. Showers or thunder showers will occur at several places in the other sea areas around the Island.|
|Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to 40 kmph at times over the sea areas off the cost extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanthurai and from Hambantota to Galle via Matara.|
|State of Sea:|
|Sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanthurai and from Hambantota to Galle via Matara 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.|