Showers expected to enhance slightly
June 14, 2018 04:55 pm
The Department of Meteorology says that the showery condition in the South-Western part of the island is expected to slightly enhance.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and Galle and Matara districts.
Fairly heavy falls about 50mm can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces, it said.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in the Batticaloa and Ampara districts after 2.00p.m.
Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40-50 kmph can be expected in North-Central province and in Puttalam, Matale, Monaragala and Hambantota districts.
Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.
Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.
Wind speed can be increased up to 60 kmph at times in the Sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Mannar and Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times.
Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.