Latest News Local Weather showery condition is expected to enhance By admin Posted on May 26, 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 Due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, prevailing showery condition is expected to enhance over the island from today onwards. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, southern and Uva provinces and Ampara and Batticaloa districts. Heavy rainfalls above 100 mm can be expected at some places in Kegalle, Rathnapura, Kaluthara, Nuwara-eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 02.00 p.m. Wind speed can be increased up to 40 kmph at times over the island. Temporary localized strong winds (up to 70-80 kmph) can be expected during thundershowers WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS Condition of Rain: Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Galle to Trincomalee via Hambantota and heavy rainfall may occur at some places in these sea areas. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Galle via Colombo. Winds: Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can be increased up to (50-55) kmph at times in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar, and Matara to Potuvil via Hambantota. State of Sea: The deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times. Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.