Met Department predicts a day of thundershowers

Met Department predicts a day of thundershowers

Met Department predicts a day of thundershowers

Written by Bella Dalima

14 Mar, 2015 | 4:01 pm

The Department of Meteorology has forecast thundershowers in many areas of the country on Saturday. The department added that there may be temporary localised strong winds during thundershowers.

Meanwhile, two houses were damaged after they were struck by lightning in Medagama, Bibila on Friday night. Two houses in the Kongolla area in Medagama, Bibila were struck by lightning at around 7 last night.

Damages were  caused to household equipment. However, no casualties were reported.

Meanwhile, due to the heavy rains experienced, six spill gates of the Senanayake Samudraya in Ampara have been opened. According to our correspondent the spill gates were opened by two and a half feet each.

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