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Temporary enhancement of showery weather expected across SL

April 15, Colombo (LNW): Showery weather condition is expected to temporary enhance over Eastern, Uva and Southern provinces today, with showers or thundershowers being expected at times in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Hambantota, Nuwara Eliya and Matale districts, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (15).

Several spells of showers may occur in Northern and North central provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere over the island after 2.00 p.m.

Heavy showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and southern provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts during the morning.

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 Trincomalee to Hambantota via Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle in the evening or night.
Winds will be easterly or variable in direction and 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.

Meanwhile, heat index, the temperature felt on human body is expected to increase up to ‘Caution level’ at some places in Western and North-Western provinces and Mannar district.

The public, therefore, is advised to stay hydrated and take breaks in the shade as often as possible, check up on the elderly and the sick, never leave children unattended, limit strenuous outdoor activities, find shade and stay hydrated, and wear lightweight and white or light-coloured clothing.

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