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Showers and strong winds expected across island (June 09)

June 09, Colombo (LNW): Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Southern provinces and in Kandy and Nuwara Eliya districts, with fairly heavy showers above 50 mm being likely to occur at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara Eliya district, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather forecast today (09).

Several spells of light showers will occur in Northern and North-central provinces, and showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or night, the statement added.

Strong winds of about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over Western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

Marine Weather:

Condition of Rain: Several spells of showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the other sea areas around the island. Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph.

Wind speed may increase up to (55-65) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanthurai, Mannar and from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanthurai, Mannar and from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil can be rough at times.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be attentive in this regard.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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