Showers will continue: Naval and fishing communities be vigilant

Prevailing rainy condition along with cloudy skies in the Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Very heavy falls, about 150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Heavy falls, above 100 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Hambantota District.

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

 

Marine weather

Windy and showery conditions are expected to enhance in the North-western, Western and southern sea areas during next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Heavy showers can be expected at some places in the above sea area.

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

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

Sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Potuvil via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantotacan be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

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

Naval and fishing communities are also requested to be vigilant in this regard.

City weather

 

  Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                           

Date :

21-May-2018

 

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

City

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

32

25

95

65

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa

32

26

90

75

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Colombo

30

25

95

75

Showers or thundershowers at times

Galle

30

24

95

80

Showers or thundershowers at times

Jaffna

33

27

90

70

Several spells of light showers

Kandy

30

22

95

70

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Nuwara-Eliya

20

14

95

80

Showers or thundershowers at times

Ratnapura

31

23

95

70

Showers or thundershowers at times

Trincomalee

33

23

95

70

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Mannar

32

28

90

70

Showers or thundershowers