According to the Disaster Management Centre, there is a possibility of the Kalu Ganga, Kukule Ganga, Gin Ganga and the Benthara and Nilwala Rivers to overflow if a rainfall exceeding 100 millimeters prevails in the next few hours.,
A severe weather advisory issued by the Met Dept. for next 18 hrs. from 11.3 hrs of June 2 states that due to the active cloudiness in the Western sea area, the possibility of sudden roughness of the sea areas associated with sudden increase of wind speed(up to 70-80kmph) over the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo and Hambantota is possible.
The Disaster Management Center says adverse weather that was experienced on Sunday has severely affected several areas in the Kalutara district. Matugama, Agalawatta, welipenna, Palinda Nuwara and Kalawana are some of the affected areas.
Due to the active cloudiness in the Western sea area, the possibility of sudden roughness of the sea areas associated with sudden increase of wind speed(up to 70-80kmph) over the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo and Hambantota is possible saysEarly Warning Centre of the Met Department issuing a severe weather advisory for next 18 hours.
A National Program in view of Voters' Day which fell on 1st June was held at the Nuwara Eliya Town Hall under the patronage of Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya. The program was organized by the Nuwara-Eliya Elelctions Department.
Una McCauley, the United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF) representative for Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Basil Rajapaksa Minister of Economic Development recently at the ministry of Economic Development office.
Heavy rainfall (more than 100m.m.) can be expected at some places forecasts Met Dept. Due to the convergence of wind flow showery weather will occur in the western ,Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara district. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Uva , North central and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening.