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Showery conditions expected to enhance; heavy showers about 75 mm to occur (Nov 27)

By: Isuru Parakrama

Colombo (LNW): Showery weather condition is expected to enhance over most places of the island for the next few days starting from today (27), with showers or thundershowers being expected to occur at times in Eastern, Northern and North-central provinces, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in other provinces of the island after 02.00 p.m, and fairly heavy showers about 75mm are likely at some places in Eastern, Uva, Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, 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 times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Kankasanthurai and Trincomalee.  Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the other sea areas around the island particularly during the afternoon or night.
Winds:
Winds will be North-easterly. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam, Kankasanthurai and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph in the other sea areas around the island.
State of Sea:
The sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam, Kankasanthurai and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara will be moderate and slight in the other sea areas around the island. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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