Video : Drought is over; heavy rain falls in many areas.
The met department states that Showers will occur at times in the Eastern, North-central and Northern provinces Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, and Southern provinces during the afternoon or evening.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.
There will be showers or thundershowers at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Jaffna to Pottuvil via Trincomalee.
Duty Meteorologist K D Sujeewa Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western sea areas during the night.