Afternoon thundershowers expected in some areas

Afternoon thundershowers expected in some areas

February 25, 2020   09:32 am

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A few showers may occur in Eastern and Uva provinces, says the Department of Meteorology.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Sabaragamuwa province and in Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 p.m.

Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times in North-Western province and in Hambantota and Monaragala districts.

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


SEA AREAS:

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be North-easterly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Colombo via Puttalam and in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

The sea area extending from Mannar to Colombo via Puttalam and in the sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be fairly rough at times.

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