Showers or thundershowers are to be expected at times in the Western, North-Western, Southern, Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces, the weather forecast issued by the Department of Meteorology said. Heavy rains of around 100mm are also likely at some places.
A few showers may occur in the Northern and North-central provinces too.
Showers or thunder showers are likely at a few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces after 2 p.m.
Strong winds could also be expected at times over the country, particularly over Western slopes of the central hills and Northern, North central and Eastern provinces.