The depression in the Bay of Bengal sea area is moving further away from Sri Lanka. Hence its effect for the country is expected to lessen and the possibility for rainy weather is decreasing over the island, Met. Department says.
The Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to scale up HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge, recently.
The depression in the Bay of Bengal sea area is moving further away from Sri Lanka. Hence, it’s effect for the country is expected to lessen and the possibility for rainy weather is decreasing over the island, Met. Department predicted today (7th Dec.).
Since there may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers today (6th Dec.), the Department of Meteorology requested general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.
The Department for Registration of Persons (DRP) so far has issued about 75, 000 Smart Identity Cards with the new digital technology since the introduction of the new Smart Identity Card on 27th October this year.
The low-pressure area in the South-east Bay of Bengal is located 1,100 km away from Sri Lanka. It is likely to develop into a depression during the next 24 hours. Therefore, wind speed can be increased in Eastern and Northern provinces and in Northern and Eastern sea areas from today (5th Dec.), Met. Department says.
The low-pressure area in the South Andaman Islands is likely to develop further. Therefore, wind condition over the island and surrounding sea areas, particularly Northern, Eastern and Southern sea areas may increase from tomorrow (5th Dec.), Met. Department said.
The cyclone named ‘OCKHI’ in the Arabian Sea is now located at about 850km to the west of the island and moving further away from the island. Hence its effect for the country is expected to be lessen gradually, Met. Department said today (2nd Dec.).