Cyclone Burevi : DMC- “impact less than expected”, as Burevi moves on

Cyclone Burevi : DMC- “impact less than expected”, as Burevi moves on

Cyclone Burevi : DMC- “impact less than expected”, as Burevi moves on

Written by Zulfick Farzan

03 Dec, 2020 | 7:32 am

Colombo (News 1st); The Director General of the Disaster Management Center said on Thursday (03) the impact from Cyclone Burevi was less than expected, despite heavy rains experienced across multiple areas in the country.

The center of the cyclonic storm ‘BUREVI’ crossed north-eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Kuchchaveli and Thiriyayi between 10.30 – 11.30 pm on 02nd December.

This Cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting up to 90 kmph is very likely to move weat-northwestwards, emerge into Gulf of Mannar by noon today (03). 

Hence the influence of the cyclonic storm is expected to be gradually reduced during next few hours.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Northern, North-western and North-central provinces. Very heavy rainfall above 150 mm can be expected at some places.

Showers will occur at times in the Western and sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

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