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Low-level atmospheric disturbance persists: Showers, thundershowers to occur further

By: Isuru Parakrama

Colombo (LNW): The low-level atmospheric disturbance over the island still persists, and therefore, showers or thundershowers will occur at times over most parts of the island, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (13).

Heavy showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern, Northern, North-Western, North-central and Eastern provinces, the statement added.

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 (40-45) kmph 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 fairly rough. 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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