The Met department says that the sun will rise to zenith from today until the 14th of this month.
According to Director of Forecasting Division Sarath Premalal, the sun will rise to zenith in the surrounding areas of Hambantota, Middeniya and Palatupana at 12.13 PM where residents can expect a rise in temperature at this time.
The Met department stated that they expect inter monsoon rains from today beginning this evening, however light showers are forecast over the month of April.
Meanwhile, due to the prevailing rainy weather, 5 spill gates of Udawalawa reservoir were opened for the second time this morning.
Several houses in the lowlands experienced flooding due to the overflowing of Walawe River.