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Showers in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern Provinces

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 June 2023 by the Department of Meteorology

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern Provinces. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm are likely at some places in Galle, Matara and Kalutara districts.

Several spells of showers will occur in Northwestern provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur in Central, Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night.

Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.  Wind speed may increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Pottuvil to Hambantota and up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanthurai to Pottuvil via Mannar, Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota will be rough at times.

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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Landslide Early Warnings issued to Galle, Hambantota, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Matara and Ratnapura Districts

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Automated Landslide Early Warning Map issued by the Landslide Early Warning Center of the NBRO

The Landslide Early Warning Center of the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued land slide early warnings to Galle, Hambantota, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Matara and Ratnapura Districts.

Accordingly, Level II landslide early warnings have been issued to the Divisional Secretaries Divisions and surrounding areas of  of Neluwa in the Galle district, Ingiriya in the Kalutara district, Pasbage Korale in the Kandy district, Kotapola and Pitabeddara in the Matara district and Ayagama, Pelmadulla, Kuruwita, Kalawana, Eheliyagoda, Kiriella, Ratnapura, Elapatha and Nivithigala in the Ratnapura district.

Level I landslide warnings have been issued to the Divisional Secretaries Divisions and surrounding areas of Elpitiya in the Galle district, Walasmulla in the Hambanthota district, Aggalawaththa, Wallawita, Mathugama and Bulathsinhala in the Kalutara district, Ruwanwella, Dehiowita, Kegalle, Deraniyagala and Yatiyanthota in the Kegalle district, Mulatiyana and Athureliya in the Matara district and  Imbulpe and Kolonna in the Ratnapura district.

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Showers above 50mm at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara and Puttalam districts

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Weather observations issued by Department of Meteorology on 2023 09 29

Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 29 September 2023 by the Department of Meteorology

The prevailing showery condition in south-western part of the Island is expected to continue further.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts. Fairly heavy showers above 50mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara and Puttalam districts while a few showers will occur in Northern province and in Anuradhapura district. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Ampara and Batticaloa districts during the evening or night

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Fairly strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts. Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo, Galle and Matara and up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Kankasanthurai and Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times while the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo, Galle and Matara will be fairly rough at times.

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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Heavy showers about 100mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 28 September 2023 by the Department of Meteorology

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts. Heavy showers about 100mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night.

Winds will be south-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Fairly strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo, Galle and Matara while wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times while the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo, Galle and Matara will be fairly rough at times.

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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