NEWS

Showers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva, Eastern and North central provinces and in Hambantota district after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND

Showers will occur at several places in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Colombo, Galle and Batticaloa. Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be 25-35 kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can be increase up to 50-55 kmph at times in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and the sea area extending from Hambanthota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil. Deep and shallow sea areas extending from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil can be rough at times. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Showers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva, Eastern and North central provinces and in Hambantota district after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                                          Date :    16-May-2019

City        Temperature (0C)            Relative Humidity (\%)    Weather

Max       Min        Max       Min

Anuradhapura   35           26           90           50           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa            33           27           90           70           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Colombo              32           26           90           70           Several spells of showers

Galle      30           27           90           80           Several spells of showers

Jaffna    35           29           80           60           Mainly fair

Kandy   31           20           95           60           Several spells of showers

Nuwara-Eliya     23           11           90           65           Several spells of showers

Ratnapura           32           24           95           65           Several spells of showers

Trincomalee       36           26           80           40           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Mannar                33           28           80           70           Mainly fair

Updated on: 05/15/2019 - 15:37