Heavy rains island wide

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 8:05

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Inter Tropical Convergence Zone continues to affect the weather over the island.

Showers with lightning activity can be expected, especially during this afternoon and tonight.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at most parts of the island after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy falls (about 75-100 mm) are also likely at some places, particularly in the Eastern, North-Central and Southern provinces.

Duty meteorologist Sachinthaa jayasekara said that Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces during the morning.