Amber alert issued for heavy showers above 100mm

Amber alert issued for heavy showers above 100mm

Amber alert issued for heavy showers above 100mm

Written by Amani Nilar

08 Aug, 2021 | 11:21 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Meteorological Department has issued an amber alert for heavy showers above 100mm for some Districts today (08).

Accordingly, heavy showers above 100mm will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western Provinces and in Galle and Matara Districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva and Eastern Provinces and in Mullaitivu District during the evening or night.

Fairly strong winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, Southern, North-western and North-central Provinces and in Matale District.

The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

 

 

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