November 13, 2018

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    Strong gusty winds expected today

    July 11, 2018

    There is still a high possibility for the wind speed over the Island and surrounding sea areas to increase and it will continue for the next few days, Met. Department says.

     

    Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western and Southern provinces. Light showers may occur in North Central Province.

     

    Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western provinces and Galle and Matara districts.

     

    Strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph can be expected over the island.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high in the sea areas around the island, and also it will continue further in next few days.


    Showers will occur at times in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.


    Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.


    The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Kankasanturai and also in Hambanthota to Kalmunai via Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-65 kmph at times.


    Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.


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

     

    City Weather

     

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

     

    Anuradhapura

    32

    25

    85

    55

    Light showers

    Batticaloa

    35

    27

    75

    40

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    30

    25

    85

    70

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Galle

    24

    28

    95

    80

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    27

    22

    85

    75

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    17

    14

    95

    75

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Ratnapura

    31

    23

    95

    85

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Trincomalee

    34

    27

    75

    50

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    31

    27

    80

    70

    Mainly fair

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