December 10, 2018

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    Speed and gusty winds in central hilly areas, rough seas expected

    August 07, 2018

    There is still a high possibility for the wind speed over the Island to increase to some extent (particularly in the sea areas to the Southeast and Northwest of the country).

     

    Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph can be expected in Central hilly areas and in Uva, Sabaragamuwa, Northern, North-central, Southern and Eastern provinces and Kurunegala district today.

     

    Several spells of showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and Southern provinces. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces.

     

    Light showers may occur in Kurunegala district.

     


    Marine Weather

     

    There is still a high possibility for the wind speed over the surrounding sea areas, particularly to the Southeast and Northwest of the country to increase to some extent.

     

    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 Mannar and Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph at times. Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

     

    Several spells of light showers may occur at few places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.

     

    City Weather

     

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    32

    24

    85

    50

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    36

    26

    80

    45

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    30

    26

    85

    70

    Several spells of showers

    Galle

    28

    25

    90

    80

    A few showers

    Jaffna

    31

    27

    70

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    28

    22

    85

    65

    Several spells of light showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    17

    13

    95

    70

    Several spells of light showers

    Ratnapura

    30

    24

    95

    70

    Several spells of light showers

    Trincomalee

    34

    25

    95

    50

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    26

    90

    80

    Mainly fair

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