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Thundershowers in North, North-central, Uva and East from tomorrow

August 22, 2018

There is a possibility for afternoon thundershowers in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces during next few days (particularly from tomorrow)Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces and in Mullaitivu district after 02.00 pm.Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere. Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40-50 kmph can be expected in Southern province. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

There is a possibility for afternoon thundershowers in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces during next few days (particularly from 23rd of August) Several spells of light showers may occur in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara district. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva and Eastern provinces after 02.00 pm. Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40-50 kmph can be expected Southern and Western provinces.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                                       Date :    22-Aug-2018

City        Temperature (0C)            Relative Humidity (%)    Weather

Max       Min        Max       Min

Anuradhapura   34           24           80           50           Mainly fair

Batticaloa            37           25           75           45           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Colombo              29           25           90           70           Mainly fair

Galle      28           25           90           85           Mainly fair

Jaffna    31           26           85           65           Mainly fair

Kandy   27           22           85           70           Several spells of light showers

Nuwara-Eliya     17           13           95           85           Several spells of light showers

Ratnapura           29           23           85           65           Several spells of light showers

Trincomalee       35           25           75           45           Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Mannar                30           25           85           60           Mainly fair