Winds and showers will continue: Rough seas expected today

Due to active south-west monsoon, prevailing winds and showery conditions are expected to continue over the island and in the sea areas around the island in next few days.

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

Heavy falls above 100mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly in Western, Southern, Central, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and Monaragala district.

Marine weather

Due to active south-west monsoon, prevailing strong windy condition is expected to continue further in the sea areas around the island in next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.

Sea area extending from Galle to Trincomalee via Colombo, Puttalam and Kankasanthurai and the sea area extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph at times.

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

City weather

City

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

33

26

90

70

A few showers

Batticaloa

34

26

90

65

Mainly fair

Colombo

30

25

90

80

Showers or thundershowers at times

Galle

31

25

95

85

Showers or thundershowers at times

Jaffna

33

24

90

75

Mainly fair

Kandy

27

20

95

85

Showers at times

Nuwara-Eliya

19

12

95

90

Showers at times

Ratnapura

30

24

95

90

Showers or thundershowers at times

Trincomalee

35

26

90

60

Mainly fair

Mannar

31

27

85

80

Mainly fair