October 24, 2018

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    Wind speed to increase further

    August 08, 2018

    The possibility of increasing the wind speed is still high over the island and surrounding sea areas (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, Eastern and Northwestern provinces.

     


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

     

    Marine Weather

     

    The possibility of increasing wind speed is still high over the surrounding sea areas particularly to the Southeast and Northwest of the country.


    Winds will be south-westerly in direction 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 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 showers may occur 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

    33

    25

    80

    55

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    37

    26

    75

    45

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    30

    26

    85

    60

    Several spells of showers

    Galle

    28

    24

    90

    80

    Several spells of showers

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    60

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    27

    22

    80

    70

    Several spells of showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    19

    13

    90

    65

    Several spells of showers

    Ratnapura

    30

    24

    85

    65

    Several spells of showers

    Trincomalee

    36

    26

    75

    45

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    31

    26

    85

    70

    Mainly fair

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