Latest News Local Weather Showers will occur in several provinces By admin Posted on July 4, 2020 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 thunder-showers rain thunder-showers rain Several spells of showers will occur in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva, Eastern and Northern provinces in the evening or night. Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over the island, particularly in western slopes of the Central hills and Northern, North-central, 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 will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Puttalam, Colombo and Galle. Winds: Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Matara to Batticaloa via Hambantota and from Negombo to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai. State of Sea: The sea areas extending from Matara to Batticaloa via Hambantota and from Negombo to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.