Increased wind speeds expected across the island

Thursday, 22 July 2021 - 10:16

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Fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph are likely across the island and strong gusty winds up to (60-70) kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Mannar, Vauniya, Kilinochchi and Trincomalee districts.  

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The wind speed can be increased up to 70 kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai. The wind speed can be increased up to 60 kmph at times in the other sea areas around the island.


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