Showers or thundershowers expected at several places

Sunday, 24 October 2021 - 6:18

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern, Uva, North-central, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Mullaitivu and Hambanthota districts during the evening or night.

A few showers are likely in Western and Southern coastal areas during the morning.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and Uva provinces during the morning.

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

Condition of Rain in the sea areas:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island particularly during the evening or night.

Winds will be Westerly or South-westerly in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Pottuvil via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota and winds will be variable in the other sea areas around the Island.

The wind speed will be (15-25) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can be increased up to (30-40) kmph in the sea areas
extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil.

State of Sea:
The sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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