The prevailing dry weather condition in Eastern and Uva provinces is expected to temporarily change from today (26), according to the Meteorology Department.

Showers will occur at times in Nuwara-Eliya, Matale and Polonnaruwa districts while several spells of showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces, it said.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Galle and Matara districts in the evening or night.

Fairly strong winds about 30-40 kmph can be expected at times in eastern slopes of the central hills and in Northern, North-central, Southern, North-western, Uva and Eastern provinces.

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