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Sri Lanka faces dry weather impacting nearly 10,000 people across the island

April 01, Colombo (LNW): The dry weather prevailing in Sri Lanka has adversely affected approximately 10,000 individuals from 3,027 families nationwide.

The district of Gampaha is experiencing the greatest impact, with 7,053 individuals affected by the dry conditions.

In addition, 2,813 people in the Kegalle district are also facing challenges due to the lack of rainfall.

Hot weather conditions are expected to persist throughout the month of April, according to the Department of Meteorology.

In its forecast, the Meteorology Department predicts scattered showers or thundershowers in several areas of the Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, and Uva provinces after 2:00 p.m.

Some regions may experience fairly heavy showers exceeding 50 mm.

Additionally, showers or thundershowers may occur in a few places in the North-western and Central provinces, as well as in the Mannar and Vavuniya districts during the evening or night hours.

Misty conditions are anticipated in certain areas of the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, and Western provinces, along with the Galle and Matara districts during the morning period.

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