Thunderstorms in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and Western provinces

Thunderstorms in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and Western provinces

Thunderstorms in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and Western provinces

Written by Staff Writer

23 Mar, 2019 | 3:34 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The Meteorology Department issued a thunderstorm advisory that will be in effect from 2 pm to 11 pm today (March 23). It noted that thunderstorms are likely to occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and Western provinces.

The advisory also went onto note that strong gusty winds up to 70-80 kmph are also possible during thundershowers.

The Met department advises the people to avoid open areas such as paddy fields, tea plantations and open water bodies during thunderstorms. They also requested the public to avoid using wired telephones and connected electric appliances during thunderstorms.

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