Heavy falls over 100 mm expected in 4 provinces, Met. Dept. issues advisory

Heavy falls over 100 mm expected in 4 provinces, Met. Dept. issues advisory

May 24, 2020   07:21 pm

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The Department of Meteorology has issued an ‘Amber’ advisory of heavy rain for several areas.

The Meteorology Department forecasts heavy falls above 100 mm at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, and Southern provinces particularly along the western slopes of the central hills.

Showers or thundershowers will also occur at a few places in Uva, Eastern, and Northern provinces.

Temporary localized strong winds (up to 70-80 kmph) can be expected during thundershowers, the Department said.

The advisory issued by the Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Department is in effect until 3 pm tomorrow (May 25).

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