WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Trincomalee and Batticaloa. Heavy falls may occur at some places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Trincomalee via Mullaitivu. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the other sea areas in the afternoon or night.Winds will be North-easterly and speed will be (20-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.The sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Negambo via Mannar and Puttalam will be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS
Prevailing showery condition over the island (particularly in Northern, North-Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Central provinces and in Anuradhapura district) is expected to continue further.Today: Showers or thundershowers will occur over most provinces of the island in the evening or night today.Tomorrow: Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, Eastern, North-Central, Uva, Central and Southern provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere after 1.00 p.m.Heavy showers about 100-150 mm are likely at some places in Northern, North-Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva provinces and in Anuradhapura districts. (Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Rathnapura, Kegalle, Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Matale, Badulla, Monaragala and Anuradhapura districts)Fairly heavy showers about 75-100 mm are likely at some places elsewhere (particularly in Western and Southern provinces and in Polonnaruwa and Ampara districts).Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva provinces during the morning.General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.