Department of Meteorology requested the naval and fishing communities to be vigilant to avoid strong winds expected over the country.
Issuing the today weather forecast Department expects strong winds at times over the country (particularly over Western slopes of the central hills) and surrounding sea area.
Showers or thundershowers will also occur at times in the Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.
Several spells of showers or thundershowers are expected in the North-Western province and in the Galle, Matara, Mannar and Jaffna districts.
Showers or thunder showers are likely at a few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces particularly after 2.00 p.m.