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Monday, 27 August 2018 09:26

Showers or thundershowers expected after 2 p.m.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva, Eastern, North-central and Northern provinces after 2.00 p.m. today.

 

Light showers may occur at a few places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces.

 

Fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in Hambantota District.

 

Temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers are expected and the public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning.

 

Marine Weather

 

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the sea areas around the island.

 

Winds will be westerly in direction in the sea area extending from Colombo to Matara via Galle and south-westerly in direction in the other sea areas. Wind speed will be 30-40kmph.

 

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.

 

City Weather

 

City

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

35

24

90

50

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa

32

25

95

70

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Colombo

28

25

85

70

Mainly fair

Galle

28

25

90

80

Mainly fair

Jaffna

33

26

80

65

Mainly fair

Kandy

30

21

95

60

A few showers

Nuwara-Eliya

21

13

95

65

A few showers

Ratnapura

31

24

85

65

A few showers

Trincomalee

34

23

90

60

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Mannar

33

25

90

60

Mainly fair