Prevailing showery condition to continue

Prevailing showery condition to continue

June 7, 2020   08:41 am

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South-west monsoon conditions are established across the country and the prevailing showery condition over the South-western part of the island is likely to continue during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology said.

Showers will occur at times in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Western, North-western, and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Light showers can be expected in Anuradhapura, Vavuniya, Mannar and Jaffna districts.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over the island, particularly in the western slope of the Central hills and Northern, North-central, North-western provinces and in the Hambantota district.

SEA AREAS

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island. Fairly heavy showers are likely at some places in the sea area to the North-east of the island.

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai and in the sea area extending from Matara to Batticaloa via Hambantota and Pottuvil.

The sea area extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Matara to Batticaloa via Hambantota and Pottuvil can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

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