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Showery conditions expected to continue amidst low-level atmospheric disturbance (Nov 12)

By: Isuru Parakrama

Colombo (LNW): Due to a low-level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, showery conditions are expected to continue further, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (12).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, North-central, Central and Eastern provinces, and showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in other provinces of the island after 01.00 p.m, the statement added.

Heavy showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Eastern provinces and in Kurunegala and Polonnaruwa districts.

Showers may occur in the coastal areas of Western and Southern provinces in the morning too.

The 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:
Winds will be North-easterly or variable in direction and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to 40kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai.
State of Sea:
The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai will be moderate. The other sea areas around the island will be slight. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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