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Atmospheric conditions favourable for evening thundershowers

By: Isuru Parakrama

Colombo (LNW): Atmospheric conditions are favorable for development of evening thundershowers in most parts of the island during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology said in a statement today (30).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most parts of the island after 2.00pm, and heavy showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces, the statement added.

Showers or thundershowers may occur in the Eastern province and in Mullaitivu and Hambanthota districts 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.

Marine Weather:

Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.
Winds will be south-easterly to southerly over sea area around the island and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.
State of Sea:
The sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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