Island wide heavy showers today as well: Land slide risk continues.
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over the island during the afternoon and night.
Few showers will occur in the coastal areas of Colombo, Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
Duty Meteorologist P D Ananda requests the General public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.
Since the prevailing bad weather condition is expected to continue within next 24 hours, the Landslide Research and Risk Manegemant Divition of National Building Reserch Organisation warns the public to be alert on the possibility of landslides, rock falls and cut slope failures.
All mountain areas, manmade cut slopes and roads in the all divisional Secretariat divisions of Kegalle, Matale and Nuwara Eliya Districts.