Latest News Local Weather Showers will occur at times By admin Posted on 1 week ago 2 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 Rain Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm are likely at some places. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Batticaloa and Ampara districts after 2.00pm. Strong gusty winds about 50 kmph at times can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambanthota and Nuwara-Eliya districts and along the western slopes of the central hills. 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 off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Winds: Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil. State of Sea: The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and the sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil will be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.