November 18, 2018

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    Decrease in winds and showers from tonight

    August 20, 2018

    Windy and showery condition over the island is expected to reduce gradually from tonight, Met. Department said.

     

    Several spells of showers will occur in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

     

    Light showers will occur in Western province and in Galle and Matara districts.

     

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

     

    Marine Weather

     

    Wind speed is still high over the sea areas around the island and is expected to reduce to some extent from tonight.

     

    Light showers will occur in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via Galle.

     

    Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in direction.

     

    Wind speed in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota and the sea area extending from Trincomalee to Batticaloa will be 40-50 kmph. These sea areas will be rough and can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

     

    Wind speed in the other sea areas will be 30-40 kmph. These sea areas will be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50kmph 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

    34

    24

    85

    50

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    35

    27

    70

    45

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    29

    25

    85

    75

    Several spells of light showers

    Galle

    28

    24

    90

    75

    Several spells of showers

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    26

    22

    85

    70

    Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya

    17

    13

    95

    85

    Several spells of showers

    Ratnapura

    29

    24

    90

    65

    Showers at times

    Trincomalee

    36

    25

    75

    45

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    26

    85

    75

    Mainly fair

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