Very heavy falls exceeding 150 mm likely from 23rd to 25th November

Very heavy falls exceeding 150 mm likely from 23rd to 25th November

Very heavy falls exceeding 150 mm likely from 23rd to 25th November

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

21 Nov, 2020 | 5:35 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre at the Department of Meteorology on Saturday (Nov. 21) issued an “Advisory for Heavy rain, strong winds, and rough seas.”

The disturbance over Southeast Bay of Bengal developed into a low-pressure area this morning (Nov. 21), and it is expected to intensify further into a depression during the next 24-48 hours, the advisory noted.

Thereby, from 23rd to the 25th of November, very heavy falls exceeding 150 mm could be expected in Northern, Eastern, and North Central provinces.

The wind speed could increase up to 40 -50 kmph at times over the island.

The Met Department advised naval and fishing communities not to venture into the Eastern and Northern sea areas from tonight.

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