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Showers in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Southern and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya and Mannar districts

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

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Southern and North-western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya and Mannar districts during the afternoon or night.

Winds will be north-easterly or variable in direction 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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Showers in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 06 June 2023 by the Department of meteorology

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts while fairly heavy showers above 75 mm are likely at some places in the Sabaragamuwa Province and in Galle, Matara and Kalutara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western province as well.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva and Central provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts during the evening or night.

Strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in Northern and North-Central provinces and in Hambantota, Puttalam and Trincomalee districts.

Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and speed will be (25-35) kmph.

Wind speed may increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai and from Hambantota to Pottuvil. Wind speed may increase 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 Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanthurai and from Hambantota to Pottuvil will be rough at times. The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle 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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Landslide Early Warnings issued to Badulla, Galle and Kalutara Districts

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Landslide Early Warning Map (NBRO)

The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued landslide early warnings to the Badulla, Galle and Kalutara Districts.

Accordingly, level I landslide warnings have been issued to the Pasara Divisional Secretaries Division in the Badulla District, Nagoda, Neluwa and Elpitiya Divisional Secretaries Divisions in the Galle District and Walallawita, Aggalawatta, Bulathsinhala and Palindanuwara Divisional Secretaries Divisions in the Kalutara District.

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Showers above 150mm likely at some places in Kalutara district

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An advisory issued at 1630 hours today (05) by the Disaster Management Center (DMC) warns that very heavy showers above 150 mm are likely at some places in Kalutara district and  showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in the Sabaragamuwa Province and in Galle and Matara districts within the next 24 hours.
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