Fishermen warned of going into Northern sea area

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Prevailing showery and windy condition is likely to continue in South-western parts of the island during next few days, stated the Meteorology Department.There is a possibility for sudden increase of wind speed up to (60-65) kmph in North-western, Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces and in Trincomalee and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and North-western provinces. Several spells of showers will occur in Mannar, Jaffna and Anuradhapura districts.Fairly heavy falls about 100 mm are likely at some places in Western, Central, North-western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

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.