Showers or thundershowers expected in some areas
October 24, 2020 09:10 am
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Mullaitivu district after 2.00 pm, says the Department of Meteorology.
The public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
A few showers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts.
A few showers may occur in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via Galle.
Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.
Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Mannar.
The sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times.