Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night, and several spells of light showers are likely in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Hambantota and Polonnaruwa districts, the Department of Meteorology said in a statement today (26).
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 several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Trincomalee via Pottuvil during the afternoon or night.|
|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 Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar, and from Pottuvil to Matara via Hambanthota.|
|State of Sea:|
|Sea areas off the coast extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar, and from Pottuvil to Matara via Hambanthota 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.|