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Persistent low-level atmospheric disturbance to maintain showery conditions across island: Met Dept (May 16)

By: Isuru Parakrama

May 16, Colombo (LNW): The low-level atmospheric disturbance still persists in the vicinity of the island, and therefore, the prevailing showery condition is expected to be continue further, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (16).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in most provinces of the island after 1.00 p.m., with heavy showers about 100mm being likely to occur at some places in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces.

Showers may occur in Western, Southern and Eastern coastal areas during the morning as well, the statement added.

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 atseveral places in the sea areas around the island.
Winds will be south-westerly or variable 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.

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