Met Department issues “Extreme weather warning”

Met Department issues “Extreme weather warning”

Met Department issues “Extreme weather warning”

Written by News 1st

05 May, 2014 | 11:45 am

The Meteorological Department has issued an extreme weather warning stating that winds speeds in excess of 70 kmph are expected over the country and surrounding areas.

The Met.Department says that the severe weather condition is owing to the atmospheric disturbances that has intensified into a low pressure area located to the west of Sri Lanka.

Therefore, the Met. Department says that there is an increased possibility of sudden roughness in certain sea areas.

Showers or thundershowers are also predicted to occur over most parts of the country and around the sea areas.
The Met. Department further states that heavy rainfall (about 150mm) are also likely occurr in certain areas.

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