Except for a few showers in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere over the Island.
Fairly strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces, and in Trincomalee, Hambantota and Monaragala districts.
Several districts will see temperatures exceeding 30°C. Batticaloa is forecasted to reach 34°C, Trincomalee 36°C, Anuradhapura 35°C, and Jaffna 32°C and Ratnapura districts 34°C. Maximum temperature of 37.1°C reported in Polonnaruwa area during last 24-hours.
Health officials are advising everyone, especially children, athletes, and those frequently outdoors, to take extra precautions and stay hydrated. Dehydration can have mild to severe consequences, so it’s essential to drink plenty of water. Carrying a water bottle and drinking water at regular intervals, even if not feeling thirsty, is recommended. For adults, the general guideline is to drink at least 2 liters of water per day.