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    Strong winds will reduce by today

    October 13, 2014

    The Met. Dept. says that with the Cyclonic Storm “Hudhud” in the Bay of Bengal entering the Indian land area yesterday it had weakened. However under the influence of the system, increase of wind speed over the island and in the surrounding sea areas is still possible. The roughness of the northern sea area is likely. Strong winds will reduced by today (13).


    Showers or thunder showers will occur at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-western province too.

    Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Uva, Eastern and Northen provinces 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.

    Main City forecast:


    Thundershowers are likely during afternoon or evening in Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Trincomalee and Batticaloa.
    A few showers are likely in and Mannar.
    Several spells of showers in Galle, Colombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura.

    Max.Temperature of 34 °C expected from Trincomalee.
    Min. temperature of 13 °C is expected from Nuwara Eliya.

    24 hour period ending at 08.30 AM on 12.10.2014

    Max. Temperature of 36.6 °C reported from Pottuvil.
    Min. Temperature of 13.7 °C reported from Nuwara Eliya.
    Maximum Rainfall of 16.2 mm reported from Colombo Ports.

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