November 22, 2018

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    Winds and showers to continue

    August 17, 2018

    Prevailing windy and showery condition over the island is expected to continue, the 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.

     

    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 Hambantota District.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    The wind speed 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

    31

    25

    80

    55

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    34

    26

    70

    45

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    29

    24

    90

    80

    Several spells of showers

    Galle

    28

    23

    95

    85

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Jaffna

    30

    27

    85

    70

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    26

    21

    90

    70

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    16

    12

    95

    90

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Ratnapura

    29

    22

    95

    80

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Trincomalee

    33

    26

    70

    45

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    25

    85

    75

    Mainly fair

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