November 17, 2018

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    Weather warnings on very rough seas and strong gusty winds

    August 20, 2018

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

     

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

     

    Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

     

    According to the tomorrow’s weather forecast, the wind speed over the sea areas is expected to reduce to some extent from tomorrow.

     

    Light showers will occur in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via Galle and winds will be westerly to south-westerly in direction.

     

    For land areas

     

    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.

     

    Windy and showery condition over the island is expected to reduce gradually from tomorrow night.

     

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


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

     

    City Weather

     

    Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            

    Date :

    21-Aug-2018

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    32

    24

    85

    50

    Mainly fair

    Batticaloa

    37

    25

    75

    40

    Mainly fair

    Colombo

    29

    24

    90

    75

    A few showers

    Galle

    28

    24

    90

    80

    A few showers

    Jaffna

    32

    27

    80

    65

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    26

    22

    85

    75

    Several spells of showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    17

    14

    100

    95

    Several spells of showers

    Ratnapura

    29

    25

    85

    70

    Several spells of showers

    Trincomalee

    36

    26

    80

    50

    Mainly fair

    Mannar

    30

    26

    90

    75

    Mainly fair

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