Met. department forecasts heavy showers and strong winds

Met. department forecasts heavy showers and strong winds

Written by Staff Writer

16 Aug, 2018 | 8:34 am

Colombo (News 1st) – The MET Department says showers and strong winds are likely to continue over the island today (August 16).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces as well as in the Kalutara, Galle, and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm can be expected at some places.

Several spells of showers have been forecast for the North-western province as well as the Colombo, Gampaha, and Hambantota districts. Light showers are expected elsewhere.

Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly in the Central, North-western, North-central, Northern, Eastern and Western provinces as well as in the Matale and Hambantota districts.

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