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    Winds over the island and showers continue in next few days

    June 22, 2019

    Windy condition over the island and showery condition in the south-western part is likely to continue during next few days. There is a high possibility for strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee and Monaragala districts and fairly strong gusty winds up to 40-50 kmph elsewhere. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Hambantota district. Fairly heavy falls about 75mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Western province and in Galle and Matara districts. 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 SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas around the island. The sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Colombo and Galle will be rough to very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 70 kmph. Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph in the sea area off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Kankasanturai via Mullaitivu. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.

    WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

    Windy condition over the island and showery condition in the south-western part is likely to continue during next few days. There is a high possibility to occur strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee and Monaragala districts.  Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40-50 kmph elsewhere. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Hambantota district. Heavy falls about 100 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Western province and in Galle and Matara districts. 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-Jun-2019

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

    Max       Min        Max       Min

    Anuradhapura   34           26           85           55           Mainly fair

    Batticaloa            38           27           80           45           Mainly fair

    Colombo              31           27           90           75           Showers or thundershowers at times

    Galle      30           25           95           80           Showers or thundershowers at times

    Jaffna    34           29           85           60           Mainly fair

    Kandy   28           23           95           75           Showers or thundershowers at times

    Nuwara-Eliya     18           14           95           80           Showers or thundershowers at times

    Ratnapura           31           24           95           80           Showers or thundershowers at times

    Trincomalee       36           27           75           45           Mainly fair

    Mannar                32           28           85           65           Mainly

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