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Very heavy rainfalls above 150 mm are likely at some places

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The showery condition over the island, particularly in south-western parts is expected to enhance to some extent.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-Western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Northern and Eastern provinces too.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in elsewhere in the evening or night.

Very heavy rainfalls above 150 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Heavy rainfalls about 100 mm are likely at some places in Northern, North-central and North- western provincesand Trincomalee district.

Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph at times in Southern province, Polonnaruwa, and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

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

Coastal inundation is likely along the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle and due to the effect of swell waves. People who are living in coastal areas are requested to 

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northeastern and Southeastern deep sea areas to the island, heavy showers are likely at some places also. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the other sea areas around the island.
Winds:
Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.
State of Sea:
The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantotacan 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 Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle, may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having       2.0 – 3.0 m height (this is not the height of nearshore waves).

Naval and fishing communities and those who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

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