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Thursday, 30 August 2018 09:35

Showers or thundershowers in several districts today

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Trincomalee, Vauniya and Mullaitivu districts and at a few places in Uva, North-central provinces and in Batticaloa, Ampara, Killinochchi districts, after 2.00 p.m.

 

Fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places in the Trincomalee District.

 

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

 

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

 

On the apparent 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 (30th) are Tarakkundu, Pallamadu, Putur, Puddikkudiyiruppu and Kokkilai, about 12.10 noon.

 

Marine Weather

 

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Trincomalee via Mullaitivu, in the evening or night.


Mainly fair weather will prevail in 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

35

24

85

45

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Batticaloa

33

24

95

70

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Colombo

30

26

80

70

Mainly fair

Galle

28

26

90

80

Mainly fair

Jaffna

33

26

90

55

Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Kandy

30

22

85

60

Mainly fair

Nuwara-Eliya

22

14

95

70

Mainly fair

Ratnapura

32

24

85

65

Mainly fair

Trincomalee

34

22

90

45

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Mannar

31

25

90

65

Mainly fair