October 24, 2018

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    Cloudy skies and speed winds over the island and sea areas

    August 09, 2018

    The possibility of increasing 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). Cloudy skies can be expected over the island.

     

    Showers or thunder showers at times in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

     

    Light showers may occur in Anuradhapura district.

     

    Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Kaluthara district.

     

    Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph can be expected in Central hilly areas, Uva, North-western and North-central provinces and in Hambantota district.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    Several spells of showers may occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.

     

    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.

     

    City Weather

     

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    33

    25

    80

    50

    A few showers

    Batticaloa

    37

    26

    75

    40

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    31

    24

    90

    60

    Showers at times

    Galle

    29

    25

    90

    85

    Showers at times

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    60

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    28

    22

    75

    55

    Showers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    17

    12

    95

    75

    Showers at times

    Ratnapura

    31

    24

    90

    65

    Showers at times

    Trincomalee

    35

    26

    80

    50

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    26

    85

    70

    Mainly fair

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