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Tuesday, 14 August 2018 06:33

Increased showers and winds today and tomorrow

There is still a high possibility for the showery condition and the wind speed over the island, particularly in the South-western part to increase to some extent today and tomorrow, Met. Department says.

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts today.

 

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara District, and above 50mm can be expected at some places in Kurunegala District.

 

Light showers will occur in Anuradhapura, Mannar and Hambantota districts.

 

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph can be expected over the island particularly, in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western, North-central and Uva provinces.

 

Marine Weather

 

There is still a high possibility for the wind speed over the Western, Southern and southeastern sea areas to increase to some extent.

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

 

Winds will be south-westerly in direction and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

 

The sea areas extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Puttalam, Galle and Hambantota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-65 kmph at times.

 

Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.

 


City Weather

 

Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                           

     Date :

14-Aug-2018

City

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

32

26

85

55

Mainly fair

Batticaloa

36

26

90

75

Mainly fair

Colombo

30

26

90

75

Several spells of light showers

Galle

28

26

95

85

Several spells of showers

Jaffna

33

28

75

60

Mainly fair

Kandy

27

22

90

75

Showers at times

Nuwara-Eliya

16

14

95

90

Showers at times

Ratnapura

29

25

90

80

Showers at times

Trincomalee

36

26

80

45

Mainly fair

Mannar

30

27

85

75

Mainly fair

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