By: Isuru Parakrama
Colombo (LNW): Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over the island during the evening or night, and showers may occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts in the morning too, announced the Department of Meteorology in its daily weather forecast today (31).
Fairly heavy showers about 75 mm are likely at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Eastern and Uva provinces, it added.
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 several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.|
|Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areasoff the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.|
|State of Sea:|
|The sea areasoff the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be fairly rough at times. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.|