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    Afternoon thundershowers in several provinces

    August 28, 2018

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva, Eastern, North-central and Northern provinces after 2.00 pm today and fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places in Uva and Eastern provinces and in the Mulathiv District.

     

    Light showers may occur at a few places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and also there is a possibility for light showers at Mualithivu, Vavniya, Kilinochchi and Trincomalee districts in the morning too.

     

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

     

    On the apparent of the southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August and 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (28th) are Kalapoomy, Kandavil and Navantkadu about 12.11noon.

     

    Marine Weather

     

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the Eastern sea areas of the island and mainly fair weather will prevail over the other 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 fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

     

    City Weather

     

    City

    Temperature (0C)

    Relative Humidity (%)

    Weather

    Max

    Min

    Max

    Min

    Anuradhapura

    34

    24

    90

    55

    Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

    Batticaloa

    33

    25

    90

    75

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Colombo

    29

    26

    90

    75

    Mainly fair

    Galle

    28

    25

    90

    80

    Mainly fair

    Jaffna

    31

    26

    85

    75

    Mainly fair

    Kandy

    29

    20

    95

    65

    A few showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    21

    13

    95

    75

    Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

    Ratnapura

    32

    23

    90

    65

    A few showers

    Trincomalee

    34

    25

    85

    60

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Mannar

    31

    25

    90

    75

    Mainly fair

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