Thundershowers possible after 2 pm

Thundershowers possible after 2 pm

April 5, 2020   08:00 am

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Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western, Central, Uva, Southern and North-central provinces and in Mannar and Vavuniya districts after 2.00 pm.

Several spells of showers will occur in Eastern province, according to the Department of Meteorology.

Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western, Central and Uva provinces and in Mannar district.

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

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

On the apparent northward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka from 05th to 14th of April this year. The sun will be overhead in Ambalangoda, Talgaswala, Pasgoda, Middeniya, Uswewa, and Wirawila at around 12:13 noon today (05).


SEA AREAS

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Matara via Puttalam, Colombo, and Galle in the evening or night and a few showers may occur in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambanthota via Batticaloa.

Winds will be variable in the direction in the sea area extending from Mannar to Galle via Colombo and winds will be North-easterly in the other sea areas around the island.

Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

The sea area around the island can be moderately rough at times.

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