Latest News Local Weather Showers will occur at times By admin Posted on July 12, 2020 3 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr rain,heavy rains in sri lanka rain,heavy rains in sri lanka Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in Uva, Eastern, Northern and North-Central provinces in the evening or night. Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times in Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambanthota district. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity and localized strong winds during thundershowers. WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS Condition of Rain: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island. Winds: Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around theisland. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambantota and from Negombo to Kankasanturai via Mannar. State of Sea: The sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambantota and from Negombo to Mannar via Puttalam can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times. There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle, may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having 2.0 – 2.5 m height (This is not for land area). Naval and fishing communities and those who are living in coastal areas are also requested to be vigilant in this regards.