Strong winds expected as Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in SL

Strong winds expected as Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in SL

Strong winds expected as Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in SL

Written by Zulfick Farzan

02 Dec, 2020 | 10:42 am

Colombo (News 1st); Cyclone Burevi is expected to bring heavy rainfall and gale winds for the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, said the Department of Meteorology on Wednesday (02).

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

 

 

 

 

 

The cyclonic storm ‘ BUREVI’ over the south-west Bay of Bengal, lay centered near latitude 8.4°N and longitude 83.4°E, about 240 km east-southeast of Trincomalee at 0230 hrs today (02nd December).

The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Point-Pedro, close to Trincomalee around today evening/night.

This Cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting up to 95 kmph and it is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar

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