Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - 8:04
Atmospheric disturbance in the Bay of Bengal
The Meteorology department says several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.
Thundershowers will develop at a few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
Duty meteorologist Channa Rodrigo requested the General Public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.
Meanwhile on the apparent southward relative motion of the Sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August and 07th of September this year.
The nearest towns of Sri Lanka which the sun will overhead today at around 12.10pm are Halmilewa, Ambanpola, Polonnaruwa and Passikudah.