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Friday, 17 August 2018 09:14

Winds and showers to continue

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