NEWS

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for showers or thundershowers in most parts of the island.Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and North-Western provinces and in Mannar, Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy falls about 75-100 mm likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts and fairly heavy falls about 50- 75 mm can be expected at some places elsewhere particularly in Eastern and Uva provinces. 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 or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the other sea areas around the island in the evening or night. Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to 45 kmph at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar. emporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for showers or thundershowers in most parts of the island.Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 p.m. Heavy falls above 100 mm likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts and fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places elsewhere. 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 :    10-Jul-2019

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

Max       Min        Max       Min

Anuradhapura   34           25           90           50           Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa            34           26           95           50           Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Colombo              30           25           95           65           Showers or thundershowers

Galle      29           25           95           70           Showers or thundershowers

Jaffna    31           27           85           65           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Kandy   30           21           95           60           Showers or thundershowers

Nuwara-Eliya     22           14           95           60           Showers or thundershowers

Ratnapura           34           24           95           65           Showers or thundershowers

Trincomalee       35           25           90           50           Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Mannar                31           26           90           70           Showers or thundershowers

Updated on: 07/10/2019 - 10:13