Cold weather in most parts of the island
January 18, 2019 08:33 am
Fairly colder nights and mornings are expected over most parts of the island during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology stated.
There is a possibility for ground frost at some places in Nuwara-Eliya district during the early hours of the morning.
Mainly fair weather will prevail over the island.
Mainly fair weather will prevail in the sea areas around the island, according to the Met. Department.
Winds will be North-easterly and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas around the island.
The sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Balapitiya via Puttalam and Colombo, and the sea area off the coast extending from Matara to Trincomalee via Batticaloa can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.