Several roads have been inundated due to heavy rains experienced in and around Colombo.
The Department of Meteorology has predicted thundershowers will develop at several places elsewhere, particularly after 2pm.
Furthermore, heavy rain falls of about 150mm during today and heavy rain falls of about 100mm during tomorrow are also expected at some places.
Police requested the public to be cautious while driving said and heavy traffic has been reported along main roads in Colombo.
Meanwhile, Colombo Fort, Lotus road has been cordoned off by police due to a protest march carried out by members of the Frontline Socialist Party.