Colombo (LNW): Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in most provinces of the island after 01.00 p.m., and fairly heavy showers about 75mm are likely at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (24).
Showers may occur in Western, Southern and Eastern provinces during the morning too, the statement continued.
Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces during the morning.
The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimise damages caused by temporary localised strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.
Winds will be south-westerly or variable in direction and wind speed will be 20-30 kmph.
The sea areas around the island will be slight.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.