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    Met Dept. issues Severe Weather Advisory for heavy rains. strong winds

    August 22, 2014

    Due to the atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka showery weather is expected to continue over South-western parts of the island and in the sea areas off the South-west coast.

    Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-Western and Southern provinces.


    Heavy falls are also likely (more than 100mm) at some places


     Sea area :

    The deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Katunayaka to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle will be very rough at times. Further, the wind speed in the above sea areas can strengthen up to 70kmph.  Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.


    Fairly strong winds can be experienced in the said coastal areas too. (KH)

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