MET Dept. weather warning for the next six hours

MET Dept. weather warning for the next six hours

MET Dept. weather warning for the next six hours

Written by Staff Writer

25 Dec, 2018 | 8:21 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Department of Meteorology has issued a warning of severe thunderstorm and heavy rain accompanied by severe lightning roughly during the next six hours.

The warning predicts over 75 mm of rain with gusty winds up-to 70-80 kmph during thundershowers.

The warning has been issued to the;

  • Sabaragamuwa Province
  • Western Province
  • Central Province
  • Galle District
  • Matara District

Advice from the MET Dept.

  • Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
  • Avoid open areas such as paddy fields, tea plantations, and open bodies of water.
  • Avoid using wired telephones and connected electric appliances.
  • Avoid using open vehicles, such as bicycles, tractors, and boats etc.
  • Beware of fallen trees and power lines
  • For emergency assistance, contact the local disaster management authorities (http://www.dmc.gov.lk)

Weather warning December 25, 2018 | 6 pm

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