Strong winds and rain

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Windy condition over the island, particularly in Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts (up to 50 kmph) at times and showery condition in South-western part of the island is expected to continue. Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa,

Southern and North-western provinces. Several spells of showers may occur in Northern province and in Badulla and Anuradhapura districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 pm.

Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places in Western province and Galle and Mathara 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.