November 18, 2019
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    Heavy showers, strong winds and rough seas due to cyclonic storm “Bulbul”

    November 08, 2019

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several places in Western province and in Galle, Puttalam and Trincomalee districts.Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 1.00 p.m. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Northern, North-central, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and Uva provinces during the morning.General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

    WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND

    The cyclonic storm “Bulbul” in the Bay of Bengal sea area has developed into a severe cyclonic storm and now located near latitude 16.3N, longitude 87.9E. It is very likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hours and move north-northwestwards towards west Bengal- Bangladesh coast.Heavy showers or thundershowers, very strong winds and very rough seas can be expected in the sea areas between latitude 13N and 22N, longitude 83E and 94E. Naval and fishing communities (particularly multiday boats) are advised not to venture into above sea areas and requested to be vigilant in this regards till 11th November.Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several places in the sea areas around the island.Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (20-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.
    WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

    Tonight: Except for a thundershowers that may occur in some parts of the Southern province, mainly fair weather will prevail over the island.

    Tomorrow: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Central, Uva and Eastern provinces after 1.00 p.m. Light showers will occur in coastal areas of the Western and North-western provinces during the morning too. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Northern, North-central, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and Uva provinces during the morning. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
    Weather Forecast for Main Cities Date : 8-Nov-2019
    City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
    Max Min Max Min
    Anuradhapura 32 24 95 55 Mainly fair
    Batticaloa 33 26 90 60 Showers or thundershowers after 1.00p.m
    Colombo 31 26 90 70 Light showers
    Galle 29 25 85 75 Light showers
    Jaffna 31 24 95 70 A few showers
    Kandy 30 20 95 60 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 1.00p.m
    Nuwara-Eliya 20 9 90 60 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 1.00p.m
    Ratnapura 32 24 95 65 Showers or thundershowers after 1.00p.m
    Trincomalee 31 24 95 70 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 1.00p.m
    Mannar 30 27 90 65 Mainly fair

     

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