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Saturday, 18 August 2018 04:40

Showers to continue: Rough seas expected

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

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