The meteorology department states that Showers will occur at times in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and Southern provinces.
Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Uva , North central and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening.
Fairly strong winds can be expected along the western slopes of the Central hills at times.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
Duty Meteorologist P D Ananda request the General public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.
Heavy flooding due to rain has been reported in several parts of Colombo including Thunmulla area in Bambalapitiya, causing severe traffic congestion.
Bauddaloka Mawatha, RA de Mel Mawatha and several roads in Bambalapitiya are inundated due to prevailing inclement weather condition.
Deputy Director of the Disaster Management centre Pradeep Kodipillai stated that nearly 40 families in the Kaluthara and Bandaragama have been distressed due to adverse weather.