Sri Lanka weather forecast for the next 8 hours

Sri Lanka weather forecast for the next 8 hours

Sri Lanka weather forecast for the next 8 hours

Written by Lahiru Fernando

13 Apr, 2018 | 8:24 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – It’s been a wet few days for Colombo, today (April 13) being no exception.

Today the rainfall kept at a constant drizzle for most of Colombo and within the next eight hours, there could be showers and thundershowers for the following provinces;

  • Western
  • Sabaragamuwa
  • Central
  • Southern
  • Uva
  • North Central
  • North Western

Winds of around 70-80 kph can also be expected across the island, said the Department of Meteorology.

More predictions by the MET Dept. include showers or thundershowers off the coast from Galle to Trincomalee via Hambanthota and Batticaloa. Accordingly, the fishing communities have been requested to remain vigilant.

Meanwhile, the locals of Badulla have been asked to stay vigilant, as heavy rainfalls of around 100mm were experienced in the District.

Beware of lightning

The Department of Meteorology has requested the General public to take the following precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity during thunderstorms.

  • Avoid open areas.
  • Avoid using wired telephones and connected electric appliances during thunderstorms.
  • Avoid using open vehicles, such as bicycles, tractors, and boats.
  • And be aware of potential falling trees and power lines.

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