Spells of showers likely in some parts of the island

Spells of showers likely in some parts of the island

August 14, 2020   08:34 am

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Several spells of light showers may occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, however, mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere, says the Department of Meteorology.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.


Sea areas:

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

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

The sea areas extending from Mannar to Puttalam and the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times.

The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

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