Written by Staff Writer
02 Oct, 2018 | 9:01 am
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Fishermen have been advised to refrain from fairing out to sea until 6 am tomorrow (October 03).
The Department of Fisheries states the directive is issued as the sea extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil and Puttalam to Negombo are expected to be rough with the occurrence of thundershowers.
08.15 am – An advisory for heavy rains and strong winds has been issued by the Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Meteorology Department.
There is a high possibility of severe thunderstorms and rough seas due to strong winds over 70-80 kmph.
Rough seas are expected off the coast extending from Matara to Pottuvil as well as the coast extending from Puttalam to Negombo.
Fishing communities have been asked to take extra caution.
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