By: Isuru Parakrama
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in most provinces of the island after 01.00 p.m., and heavy showers about 100 mm are likely at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces and in Kurunegala and Mannar Districts, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (19).
Showers may occur at some places in Northern, Western and Southern provinces and in Puttalam district during the morning too, 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.
|Condition of Rain:|
|Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the Island.|
|Winds direction is south-westerly in the sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota, and North-Easterly in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai. Wind direction is Variable in the other sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.|
|State of Sea:|
|The sea areas around the island will be slight. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.|