Fairly heavy rains above 75mm expected in four provinces

Fairly heavy rains above 75mm expected in four provinces

October 22, 2021   07:09 am

The Department of Meteorology says showers or thundershowers are likely over most parts of the island after 1.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy showers above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and North-Central provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-Central provinces during the morning.

The general public is urged to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

Sea areas:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island particularly during the evening or night.

Winds will be Westerly or South-westerly. The wind speed will be (15-25) kmph in the sea areas around the island and it can increase up to (30-40) kmph in the sea areas extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil.

The sea areas extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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