Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces in the evening or night. A few showers may occur in Uva and Eastern provinces.

Expect over 33 c̊ in several districts. Drink more water to keep your body cool and to avoid dehydration. A maximum temperature of 37.5°C reported in the Ratnapura area during the last 24-hours.

Temperature records of several districts projected to exceed 33°C. Jaffna, Colombo and Ratnapura may soar to a scorching 34°C, while Kandy, Galle and Trinco are set to reach 33°C.

Job sites: Stay hydrated and takes breaks in the shade as often as possible.
Indoors: Check up on the elderly and the sick.
Vehicles: Never leave children unattended.
Outdoors: Limit strenuous outdoor activities, find shade and stay hydrated.
Dress: Wear lightweight and white or light-colored clothing.

Given the potential risks associated with dehydration during such extreme weather, authorities strongly recommend staying hydrated. Health experts recommend carrying water bottles and drinking water regularly, even if one does not feel thirsty. Adults are encouraged to aim for a minimum of 2 liters of water daily to ensure their well-being during this heatwave.