November 21, 2018

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    Wind speed to increase in coming days

    August 06, 2018

    There is a possibility of increasing the wind speed to some extent over the Island and surrounding sea areas (particularly in the sea areas to the Southeast and Northwest of the country) during next few days.

     

    Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50kmph can be expected in Central hilly areas and in Uva, Sabaragamuwa, North-central, Southern and Eastern provinces and Kurunegala district.

     

    Several spells of light showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces.

     

    Light showers may occur in Galle, Matara and Kalutara districts.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    There is a possibility of increasing the wind speed to some extent over the surrounding sea areas particularly to the Southeast and Northwest of the country, during next few days.

     

    Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

     

    The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph at times. Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

     

    Several spells of light showers may occur at few places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.

     

    City Weather

     

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    33

    25

    85

    55

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    36

    26

    80

    50

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    30

    26

    85

    70

    A few showers

    Galle

    29

    26

    90

    80

    A few showers

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    29

    21

    90

    65

    Several spells of light showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    19

    13

    95

    80

    Several spells of light showers

    Ratnapura

    31

    25

    90

    65

    Several spells of light showers

    Trincomalee

    36

    26

    75

    45

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    26

    90

    80

    Mainly fair

               

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