Windy condition over the island to enhance

Windy condition over the island to enhance

Windy condition over the island to enhance

Written by Staff Writer

21 Aug, 2019 | 9:34 am

Colombo (News 1st): The Meteorological Department noted that windy condition over the island, particularly in Northern, North-Central, North-Western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambantota districts up to 50 kmph at times and the rainy condition in South-Western part of the island is expected to enhance to some extent during next few days.

It added that showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-Western provinces and in Mannar and Jaffna districts. Further, showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Ampara, Batticaloa and Badulla district after 2.00 pm.

Heavy falls of about 100 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara-Eliya, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm are likely at some places in North-Western province and in Colombo and Gampaha districts.

They note that there may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. The Met department requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

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