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Fairly heavy rainfall of above 75mm expected in several provinces today

The Department of Meteorology says showers will occur at times in Northern, North-central and Eastern provinces. Several spells of showers may occur in Uva province and in Hambantota district.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in other areas of the island after 1.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy showers of above 75 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Eastern provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces in the morning.

The public is advised to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

Sea areas:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be 25-35 kmph. Wind speed may increase up to 40-50 kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankesanturai.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankesanturai can be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be moderate.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Showers or thundershowers expected in several provinces
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