Cyclone Burevi makes landfall in Sri Lanka’s East Coast

Cyclone Burevi makes landfall in Sri Lanka’s East Coast

Cyclone Burevi makes landfall in Sri Lanka’s East Coast

Written by Zulfick Farzan

02 Dec, 2020 | 9:06 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Cyclone Burevi has made landfall in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Coats, confirmed the Director-General of the Department of Meteorology.

This Cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting up to 100 kmph is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar by tomorrow morning (December 03).

Due to this system Storm surge of about 1-meter height above the astronomical tide is likely to inundate low-lying coastal areas extending from Trincomalee to Kankasanthurai and in Pooneryn to Puttalam.

The sea area around the island will be very rough to high as the wind speed can be increased up to 100 kmph at times.

Advisory for wind : 

Province 02nd December 03rd December 04th December
Northern Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times
North-Central Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times
Eastern Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(40-50) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times
North-Western Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times
Western Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(50-60) kmph at times
Central Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times
Sabaragamuwa Very strong gusty winds
(80-100) kmph at times
Very strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(50-60) kmph at times
Other Provinces Strong gusty winds
(60-70) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(40-50) kmph at times
Strong gusty winds
(30-40) kmph at times

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