Met. Dept. warns of extreme heat in several areas

Met. Dept. warns of extreme heat in several areas

Met. Dept. warns of extreme heat in several areas

Written by Staff Writer

05 May, 2020 | 2:52 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The meteorological department has warned of extreme heat levels in three provinces and seven districts on Wednesday.

This situation could be experienced in the eastern, north-western and north-central provinces and the districts of Gampaha, Colombo, Mannar, Vauniya, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and Monaragala.

In an advisory, the department said that the temperature felt on the body in these areas could range between 32 and 41 degree Celcius.

“Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Continuing activity could result in heat stroke,” the advisory cautioned.

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