Weather update 28 Nov: Thundershowers in several places in the afternoon

Saturday, 28 November 2020 - 6:29

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According to the Department of Meteorology, there is a possibility to develop a low pressure area in the south-east of Bay of Bengal Sea area during next 24 hours. It is likely to affect weather over the island during next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva, Central, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy falls about 50mm are likely at some places.

General public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS - issued at 05.30 a.m. on 28 November 2020

There is a possibility to develop a low pressure area in the south-east of Bay of Bengal Sa Area during next 24 hours. It is likely to affect weather over the surrounding sea areas during next few days.

Fishing and naval community to be vigilant and to be attentive about future bulletins issued by the Department of Meteorology in next few days.

Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanthurai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Batticaloa in the evening.

Winds:
Winds will be north-easterly or vriable in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

State of Sea:
The sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate.