According to the Department of Meteorology, residents of Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western, and Southern provinces should anticipate occasional showers or thundershowers throughout the day. Moreover, some areas in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces, as well as Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle, and Matara districts, may experience heavy showers exceeding 100 mm.
Northern and North-Central provinces, along with Trincomalee district, can expect several intervals of rainfall. Uva and Eastern provinces are also likely to encounter showers or thundershowers in various locations, primarily in the afternoon or during the night.
In addition to the rainfall, strong winds reaching speeds of approximately 40-45 kmph are anticipated along the western and southern coastal regions, as well as the western slopes of the central hills.
Given these weather conditions, the general public is strongly advised to take necessary precautions to minimize any potential damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers. Stay safe and stay informed.