Prevailing rainy weather in Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue

Prevailing rainy weather in Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue

Prevailing rainy weather in Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue

Written by Staff Writer

08 Jun, 2020 | 9:29 am

The Department of Meteorology has warned the fishing community not to engage in fishing in the deep sea off the eastern side of the island.

The wind speed could increase from 70 to 80 km / h around the sea areas, Director at the Meteorological Department General Athula Karunanayake said

Fishmongers are refrained from going to the seas of Ratgama, Galle, and Dewata however 100 one-day fishing vessels set sail.

Meanwhile, Two people were hospitalized after a tree had fallen on top of a house in the Ambagasaya area in Yatiyantota.

In another incident occurred in Thambegama where a house in Dehiowita Divisional Secretariat was damaged by a tree.

The prevailing rainy weather in the southwestern part of the island is expected to continue over the next few days as a result of the South West monsoon being established across the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Northwestern, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.

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