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    Thundershowers expected in the drought prevailing areas

    September 22, 2014

    The Met. Dept. says that there are some favorable conditions for afternoon or evening thundershowers in the drought prevailing areas.

     Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.


    Thundershowers will develop at several places elsewhere during the afternoon or evening.


    There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities.


    City Forecast:

    Several spells of showers in Rathnapura, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Colombo and Galle.

    Afternoon or evening thundershowers in Anuradhapura, Trincomalee and Batticaloa.

    A few showers are likely in Mannar and Jaffna.


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


    Min. Temperature of 11 °C is expected from Nuwara Eliya.


    24 hour period ending at 08.30 on 21.09.2014

    Max. Temperature of 37.2 °C reported from Trincomalee.

    Min. Temperature of 11.0 °C reported from Nuwara Eliya.

    Maximum Rainfall of 1.0 mm reported from Canyon.


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