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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:19
Thundershowers in many areas of the island: a rehearsal today with regard to tsunami, landslides and floods disasters.
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The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly during the afternoon and night.

Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely at some places.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.

Duty meteorologist Nadee Rupasingha requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.

Meanwhile the National Disaster Management Centre says that a disaster response rehearsal will be implemented from 9 a.m. today in all the 25 districts.

Deputy director Sarath Lal Kumara said that this rehearsal would be carried out with regard to tsunami, landslide and flood risks.
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