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    Showers to continue: Rough seas expected

    August 18, 2018

    Prevailing windy and showery condition over the island is expected to continue further, Met. Department says.

     

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kalutara District. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places today.

     

    Several spells of showers will occur in Southern, North-western provinces and in Colombo, Gampaha districts.

     

    Strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly, Central, North-western, North-central, Eastern, Southern, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    Wind speed is still high over the sea areas around the island.

     

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

     

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

     

    The sea areas extending from Colombo to Mannar via Puttalam and the sea area extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

     

    Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can be increase up to 50-60 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

    32

    25

    85

    55

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    35

    27

    65

    45

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    29

    24

    95

    75

    Several spells of showers

    Galle

    28

    25

    95

    85

    Several spells of showers

    Jaffna

    31

    27

    85

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    26

    22

    85

    75

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    15

    13

    95

    90

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Ratnapura

    28

    24

    90

    75

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Trincomalee

    34

    26

    75

    45

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    31

    26

    90

    75

    Mainly fair

    Last modified on Friday, 17 August 2018 16:41

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