Heavy Showers with lightening over the island today as well.
The meteorology department states that thundershowers will develop at several places over the island except over Northern Province during the afternoon or evening.
There may be temporary localized fairly strong winds during thundershowers.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Colombo, Hambantota, and Batticaloa particularly during the afternoon and night.
Duty meteorologist Jeewan Karunarathna requests the General public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.