EXTREME WEATHER: Heavy rains expected in many parts of Sri Lanka

EXTREME WEATHER: Heavy rains expected in many parts of Sri Lanka

EXTREME WEATHER: Heavy rains expected in many parts of Sri Lanka

Written by Zulfick Farzan

23 May, 2021 | 3:33 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Heavy falls about 100mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle,Matara, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts.

Wind speed can be increased up to (40-50)kmph at times over the island and especially wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in Western slope of the Central hills, Northern, North-central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Hambantota district.

Sea Areas- Wind speed can be increased up to (55-60) kmph in the sea area extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam, Mannar and KKS and in the sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the East Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining area (08N-20N, 83E-100E) and sea areas around the island until further notice. 

 

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