Cyclone Burevi :  ‘BUREVI’ is gradually moving away from the island

Cyclone Burevi : ‘BUREVI’ is gradually moving away from the island

Cyclone Burevi : ‘BUREVI’ is gradually moving away from the island

Written by Zulfick Farzan

03 Dec, 2020 | 12:09 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  The cyclonic storm ‘BUREVI’ is gradually moving away from the island, announced the Department of Meteorology.

This Cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting up to 90 kmph is very likely to move west-northwestwards thereafter, emerge into the Gulf of Mannar.

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 Pooneryn to Puttalam.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-western and Northcentral provinces. Heavy rainfall above (100-150) mm can be expected at some places.

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