Sri Lanka Meteorology Department’s Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre issued strong winds alerts till November 10th for Northern, North-western, North-central and Western Provinces and Trincomalee, Galle and Matara districts.
PLEASE BE AWARE
A low-pressure area has formed in the south-east Bay of Bengal. It is likely to intensify further in to a depression during next 36 hours and move West-Northwestwards towards North Tamil Nadu, closer to North coast of Sri Lanka Strong gusty winds up to (40 – 50) kmph are likely at times over Northern, North- western, North-central and Western Provinces and Trincomalee, Galle and Matara districts.
Drivers and people using roads in the hilly areas are requested to be vigilant.
Beware of fallen trees and power lines.
Be alert on the advisories issued by the Department of Meteorology.
For emergency assistance contact the local disaster management authorities.