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    Met warning: Heavy falls above 100 mm in the South-western part Featured

    June 07, 2019

    South-west monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the island. Therefore, showery and windy conditions are expected to enhance further tomorrow (particularly in the South-western part). Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces. Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places particularly in Southern and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara district and fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places in Gampaha, Colombo, Puttalam and Nuwara-Eliya districts.

    Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places elsewhere over the island particularly after 2.00pm.Fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places in Eastern and Uva Provinces. Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40 kmph are also likely over the country, particularly in the central hilly areas and over southern coastal areas.There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.
    WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND
    South-west monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the island. Therefore, showery and windy conditions are expected to enhance further tomorrow in the South-western and Southern sea areas to the island. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Heavy showers can be expected at some places in the southern sea areas. Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the other sea areas around the island.Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas around the island.

    The sea area off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Mannar via kasanturai and sea areaoff the coast extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph.The sea area off the coast extending from Mannar to Matara via Colombo can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph.Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

    WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

     

    South-west monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the island. Therefore, showery and windy conditions (particularly in the South-western part) are expected to continue. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces.Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places elsewhere particularly after 2.00pm.Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places particularly in Southern and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara district. Fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places in Eastern and Uva Provinces. Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40 kmph are also likely over the country, particularly in the central hilly areas and over southern coastal areas. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

    Weather Forecast for Main Cities Date : 7-Jun-2019
    City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
    Max Min Max Min
    Anuradhapura 35 26 90 55 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
    Batticaloa 33 27 90 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
    Colombo 31 26 90 70 Showers or thundershowers at times
    Galle 30 26 85 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
    Jaffna 34 29 85 70 Mainly fair
    Kandy 31 22 95 65 Showers or thundershowers at times
    Nuwara-Eliya 19 14 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
    Ratnapura 30 24 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
    Trincomalee 36 25 90 50 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
    Mannar 32 28 85 75 Several spells of light showers

    Last modified on Friday, 07 June 2019 12:19

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