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    Showers to increase from today: Heavy falls about 100 mm expected

    May 23, 2018

    Prevailing rainy condition in the Southwestern part of the island is expected to enhance some extent from today (particularly tonight), Met. Department says.

     

    It says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and elsewhere after 2.00 p.m.

     

    Showers or thundershowers will occur in Jaffna, Mannar and Mullaitivu districts in morning too.

     

    Heavy falls, about 100 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls, about 75mm can be expected at some places in Mullaitivu, Trincomalee and Batticaloa.

     

    Temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers are expected and the public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning.

     

    Marine weather

     

    Windy and showery conditions are expected to enhance in the North-east, North-western, Western and southern sea areas during the next few days.

     

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the around the island.

     

    Heavy showers can be expected at some places.

     

    Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

     

    Sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Potuvil via Puttalam, Colombo and Hambantota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

     

    Temporarily very strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

     

    Naval and fishing communities are also requested to be vigilant in this regard.

     

    City weather

     

     Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                           

    Date :

    23-May-2018

     

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    City

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    26

    24

    95

    90

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Batticaloa

    33

    25

    90

    70

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Colombo

    29

    25

    95

    80

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Galle

    29

    25

    90

    75

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Jaffna

    30

    27

    90

    80

    Several spells of showers

    Kandy

    25

    20

    95

    80

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    15

    13

    95

    80

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Ratnapura

    28

    23

    95

    90

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Trincomalee

    30

    25

    90

    75

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Mannar

    27

    25

    95

    90

    Several spells of showers

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