High possibility for afternoon thundershowers

Saturday, 20 April 2019

The possibility for afternoon thundershowers is still high over the island, according to the Department of Meteorology.

The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity. Showers or thundershowers will occur in most parts of the island after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy rainfall of about 75 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern, Uva, Western and North-western provinces and Vavuniya and Mannar districts. Light showers may occur in the western and southern coastal areas in the morning