Cyclone Burevi; The Cyclone is now 140 km away from East Coast

Cyclone Burevi; The Cyclone is now 140 km away from East Coast

Cyclone Burevi; The Cyclone is now 140 km away from East Coast

Written by Zulfick Farzan

02 Dec, 2020 | 4:56 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  The cyclonic storm ‘ BUREVI’ over the south-west Bay of Bengal, is now 140 km east-southeast of Trincomalee at 1130 hrs today (02nd December), said the Met Department issuing a warning.

The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the north-eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Trincomalee and Point-Pedro, close to Mullaithivu tonight from 7.00 p.m-10.00 p.m.

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, the 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.

Rainfall Advisory : 

Province 02nd December 03rd December 04th December
Northern Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 200 mm at some places Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 150 mm at some places Showers at times; Fairly
heavy rainfall about(75- 100) mm at some places
North-Central Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 200 mm at some places Showers at times; heavy
rainfall about 100 mm at
some places
Showers at times; Fairly
heavy rainfall about 75mm at some places
Eastern Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 200 mm at some places Showers at times; heavy
rainfall about 100 mm at
some places
Showers at times; Fairly
heavy rainfall about 75mm at some places
North-Western Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 200 mm at some places Intermittent showers at many places; very heavy rainfall above 150 mm at some places Showers at times; Fairly
heavy rainfall about(75- 100) mm at some places
Southern Showers at several places;
above 50mm at some places
Showers at several places;
above 50mm at some places
Several spells of showers
Other Provinces Showers at times in many
places; heavy rainfall above
100 mm at some places
Showers at times; heavy
rainfall about 100 mm at
some places
Several spells of showers

 

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