Severe thunderstorm and heavy rainfall advisory issued

Severe thunderstorm and heavy rainfall advisory issued

April 20, 2019   03:21 pm

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The Department of Meteorology has issued a ‘Severe Thunderstorm and Heavy Rainfall Advisory’ for Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Western provinces and Anuradhapura, Galle, Matara, Mannar and Vauniya districts.

Showers accompanied by severe lightning and thunder are likely to occur in Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Western provinces and in Anuradhapura, Galle, Matara, Mannar and Vauniya districts. 

Temporarily strong gusty winds up to 70-80 kmph are also possible during thundershowers, the advisory said.

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