Weather Report: Strong winds expected across the island

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 8:33


Strong winds (up to 60-70kmph) is expected to continue over the Southern sea area, and fairly strong winds (up to 50-60kmph) is expected to continue over the Southern province and Central hills of the island, Department of Meteorology states.

This windy condition will reduce after 02nd September 2016.

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa Central, Southern and North-western provinces. Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 p.m.

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 in this year.

The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (31st) are Sampur, Bandara Kumbukwewa, Mahawilachchiya and Pallugaturai about 12.11 noon.