Thunder showers expected in several areas

Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 10:39


Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces of the island particularly after 2.00 pm, the Department of Meteorology warned.

Few showers may occur in the coastal area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota during the morning too.

Fairly heavy falls (above 50mm) are also likely at some places.

“There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity,” the department said.

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