Weather advisory for severe lightning and heavy rainfall

Weather advisory for severe lightning and heavy rainfall

October 26, 2021   04:44 pm

The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for severe lightning and heavy rainfall in several provinces and districts. 

Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western, Uva, North-Central and Eastern provinces and in Mannar, Mullaitivu and Hambanthota districts.

Heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places in these areas, it said.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

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