Showers or thundershowers possible in several areas

Showers or thundershowers possible in several areas

June 30, 2020   09:03 am

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Several spells of showers will occur in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces, says the Department of Meteorology.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya and Anuradhapura districts in the evening or night.

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


Sea areas:

Showers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mullaitivu to Hambantota via Kankesanturai, Puttalam, Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota and Pottuvil and the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankesanturai.

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

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