However, naval and fishing communities were requested to be on alert as sea areas extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Negombo, Galle and Hambantota were expected to be rough at times and the wind speed to go up to 60kmph.
Meanwhile, 320,295 people belonging to 102,303 families in Jaffna, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Manar, M Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva and Eastern provinces and in Mannar, Mullaitivu and Vauniya districts after 2.00 p.m.
Several spells of showers will occur in Central province. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Central, Uva and Eastern provinces.Light showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces.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 : 28-Jul-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 34 25 85 50 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 34 27 85 60 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 27 80 75 A few showers
Galle 28 26 90 85 A few showers
Jaffna 34 28 90 60 Mainly fair
Kandy 29 23 85 70 A few showers
Nuwara-Eliya 21 13 95 85 A few showers
Ratnapura 30 24 90 80 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 35 25 90 50 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 27 90 70 Mainly fairullaitivu, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura and Ampara Districts were said to be affected by the drought