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Monday, 20 August 2018 16:47

Weather warnings on very rough seas and strong gusty winds

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