Showers expected throughout the island

Due to a low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, cloudy skies and showery condition is expected over the southern half of the Island today, Met. Department says.

Issuing the today’s weather forecast, it says that, showers or thundershowers will occur over most provinces of the island, particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Showers will occur in Western and Southern provinces and in Ratnapura, Batticaloa, Ampara and Polonnaruwa districts during the morning too.

Heavy falls, about 100mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva, Western and North-western provinces and in Ampara and Polonnaruwa districts.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in the Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the morning.

Temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers are expected and the public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning.


High possibility for showers in sea areas

The possibility for showers in the sea areas around the island is high.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo and Hambantota.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in other sea areas in the evening or night.

Heavy falls can be expected at some places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be South-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

Wind speed can be increased up to 45-50kmph at times in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and from Mathara to Potuvil via Hambantota.

Temporarily very strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

City weather

 

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

City

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

33

25

95

60

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa

32

26

95

65

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Colombo

31

26

90

65

Showers or thundershowers

Galle

30

25

95

75

Showers or thundershowers

Jaffna

35

26

90

55

Several spells of light showers

Kandy

31

22

95

75

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Nuwara-Eliya

22

13

95

80

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Ratnapura

33

24

95

65

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Trincomalee

34

25

95

65

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Mannar

32

27

85

65

Showers or thund