The Metrological Department states that the deep depression that developed in the Bay of Bengal has positioned itself off the coast of Mulaitivu.
Speaking to our news team Meteorologist Channa Rodrigo stated that the speed of the deep depression has slowed.
The met department has earlier stated that the cyclone might travel close to the Northern Coast of the Island and head towards India.
However the met department states that it has yet been unable to predict the path of the cyclone.
Due to the prevailing cyclonic atmosphere rain is expected throughout the island today.