Red alert issued for strong winds & rough seas

Red alert issued for strong winds & rough seas

Red alert issued for strong winds & rough seas

Written by Amani Nilar

02 Oct, 2022 | 3:53 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A warning has been issued for strong winds and rough seas by the Meteorology Department for sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

There is a possibility to increase swell waves (about 2.5 – 3.0 m) and strong winds, gusting up to (60-70) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota. Therefore, the above sea areas will be very rough.

There is a possibility to increase swell waves (about 2.0 – 2.5 m) and strong winds, gusting up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanturai. Therefore, the above sea areas will be rough.

It is advised not to venture into fishing and naval activities in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and requested to be vigilant, in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Mannar via Colombo during next 24 hours.

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