Fairly heavy rainfall expected in several places

Fairly heavy rainfall expected in several places

Fairly heavy rainfall expected in several places

Sep 1, 2019 11:05 AM

Windy condition is expected to enhance over the island, particularly in Northern, North-central and Southern provinces and Puttalam, Gampaha and Trincomalee districts and in the central hilly areas up to (60-70) kmph at times.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Southern and North-western provinces.

Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm are likely at some places particularly in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kalutara, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Several spells of light showers will occur in Anuradhapura, Mannar and Jaffna districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 pm.

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.

On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 27th of August to 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead tomorrow (01) are Ottapanai, Kohombagaswewa, Daladagama, Talakiriyagama, Yakkure, Mahaulpota and Kilanguppalai about 12.11 noon.

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