By: Isuru Parakrama
Colombo (LNW): Showers at times will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces, and several spells of showers will occur in North-Central province and in Matale and Mullaitivu districts, said the Department of Meteorology in a statement today (07).
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere during the afternoon or night.
Showers may occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces during the morning too.
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 times in sea areas off the coast extending from to Colombo to Batticaloa via Galle, Matara and Hambantota. Showers or thundershowers may 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 (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil.|
|State of Sea:|
|The sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil will be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the Island will be moderate. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.|