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Thursday, 16 August 2018 09:36

Winds, showers to continue: speed winds in sea areas

Prevailing winds and showery condition over the island are expected to continue today, Met. Department says.

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm can be expected at some places.

 

Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Colombo, Gampaha and Hambantota districts. Several spells of light showers will occur elsewhere.

 

Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly, Central, North-western, North-central, Northern, Eastern and Western provinces and in Matale and Hambantota districts.

 

Marine Weather


The speed of the winds over the sea areas around the island is still high.

 

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

 

Winds will be south-westerly in direction and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.

 

The sea areas around the island can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

 

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

City Weather

 

City

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

33

25

80

55

A few showers

Batticaloa

36

27

75

45

Several spells of light showers

Colombo

31

24

95

80

Showers or thundershowers at times

Galle

28

24

95

85

Showers or thundershowers at times

Jaffna

31

24

90

70

Several spells of light showers

Kandy

28

21

95

70

Showers or thundershowers at times

Nuwara-Eliya

17

14

95

90

Showers or thundershowers at times

Ratnapura

29

23

95

75

Showers or thundershowers at times

Trincomalee

36

26

80

50

Several spells of light showers

Mannar

31

26

85

75

Several spells of showers