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    Showers, strong winds expected: Thundershowers in sea areas today

    August 31, 2018

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

     

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

     

    There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers and 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. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (31st) are Musalkutti, Tudarikkulam, Kudagama, Mediyawa and Mankanai 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

    33

    24

    85

    55

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Batticaloa

    33

    26

    90

    65

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Colombo

    30

    25

    80

    70

    A few showers

    Galle

    27

    24

    90

    80

    Mainly fair

    Jaffna

    32

    25

    90

    60

    Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

    Kandy

    29

    20

    90

    60

    A few showers

    Nuwara-Eliya

    20

    14

    95

    70

    Mainly fair

    Ratnapura

    32

    24

    90

    60

    A few showers

    Trincomalee

    33

    22

    90

    55

    Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

    Mannar

    30

    25

    90

    65

    Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

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