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    Strong winds at times over the island Featured

    September 16, 2014

    The Met. Dept. says that strong winds at times (up to 50-60 kmph) can be expected over the island particularly over the western slopes of the Central hills.

    Showers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and several spells of showers or Thunder showers will occur in the Western, Northwestern and Southern provinces.

    Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Uva and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening.

    General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.

    City Forecast:

    Showers at times in Rathnapura, Nuwara Eliya and Kandy.

    Several spells of  showers or thunder showers in Colombo and Galle.

    Afternoon or evening thundershowers in Trincomalee and Batticaloa.

    Afternoon or evening thunder shower is likely in Anuradhapura and Jaffna.

    Mainly fair in Mannar.

    Max. Temperature of 36 °C is expected from Trincomalee.

    Min. Temperature of 13 °C is expected from Nuwara Eliya.

    The 24 hour period ending at 08.30 on 15.09.2014

    Max. Temperature of 36.7 °C reported from Polonnaruwa and Pothuvil.

    Min. Temperature of 13.8 °C reported from Nuwara Eliya.

    Maximum Rainfall of 82.5 mm reported from Norton.


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