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Fairly heavy rainfall likely in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthara, Galle and Nuwara-Eliya districts.

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 16 March 2023 by the Department of Meteorology

The atmospheric conditions are getting favorable for afternoon thundershowers in most parts of the island.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-Central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Galle, Matara, Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya and Mannar districts during the afternoon or night. Fairly heavy rainfall of about 75mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthra, Galle and Nuwara-Eliya districts. A few showers may occur in the coastal areas of the Eastern province.

Winds will be easterly to south-easterly and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.



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Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 14 June 2024 by the Department of Meteorology

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province in the evening or night.

Strong winds of about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over the Western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts.

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Batticaloa to Kankasanthurai via Trincomalee and from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle and can  increase up to 50 kmph at times. Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Kankasanthurai to Puttalam via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil and  can  increase up to 60 kmph at times.

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Kankasanthurai to Puttalam via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times. The sea areas off the coasts extending from Batticaloa to Kankasanthurai via Trincomalee and from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle can be fairly rough at times. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be attentive in this regard.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

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Several spells of showers in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 13 June 2024 by the Department of Meteorology

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or night.

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph.  Strong winds of about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over the Western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts. .

Wind speed may increase up to 50 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from  Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle and up to 60 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Pottuvil to Batticaloa. Wind speed may increase up to (60-70) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanthurai and Mannar and in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil.

The sea areas extending from Kankasanthurai to Kalpitiya via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times. The sea areas extending from Pottuvil to Batticaloa can be rough at times while the sea areas off the coasts extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle can be fairly rough at times. Strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be attentive in this regard.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

 

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Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and Matara districts

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 12 June 2024 by the Department of Meteorology

Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy showers about 75 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and Ampara, Batticaloa districts in the evening or night.

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Strong winds of about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over the Western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts.

Wind speed may increase up to (60-70) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Trincomalee to Kalpitiya via Kankasanthurai and Mannar and in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil. Wind speed may increase up to 60 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Pottuvil to Batticaloa.

The sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Kalpitiya via Kankasanthurai and Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times. The sea areas extending from Pottuvil to Batticaloa can be rough at times. The sea areas off the coasts extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle can be fairly rough at times. Strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be attentive in this regard.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

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