Colombo temperature drops to 61-year low

Colombo temperature drops to 61-year low

January 13, 2011   11:23 am

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The temperature in Colombo has dropped to 18.8⁰C, the lowest recorded temperature in 61 years, the Meteorological Department reported today. Nuwara-Eliya recorded a temperature of 7.9⁰C while Batticaloa recorded 16.9⁰C. The cold climate will continue throughout today and tomorrow, the Met Department reported.


Back in 1950 Colombo recorded a temperature of 15.2⁰C in the month of January.

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