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Monday, 29 October 2012 - 7:51
Low pressure system draws close to Sri Lanka; heavy rains to continue.
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The Meteorology Department forecasts strong winds, rainy weather together rough seas in the eastern, northeastern, north central and northern parts of the island in the next few days due to a depression formed in the Bay of Bengal.

Director General S H Kariyawasam said the depression has been located about 600 kilo meters East of the Northern coast of the sea.

He said the depression can be developed into a deep depression by this afternoon.

He said the Department is closely monitoring whether it can further develop into a cyclonic condition.

He requested fishermen to be vigilant about the strong winds, showery weather and rough seas in the eastern, north-eastern and northern sea areas when going fishing.

Meteorologist Pabodini Karunapala made the following forecast….

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