Fairly heavy showers expected in several areas

Fairly heavy showers expected in several areas

July 27, 2021   08:03 am

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology.

Thereby, fairly Heavy showers about 50 mm can be expected at some places.

Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western province.

Fairly strong winds up to (40-50) kmph and gusting up to 60 kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.

Sea areas:

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Hambantota via Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly to westerly and wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota and from Puttalam to Kankesanturai via Mannar.

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

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

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