Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy showers about 75mm are likely at some places in these areas.
Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western and Central provinces.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts during the evening or night.
Strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in western slope of the central hills.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershower.
Extremely severe cyclonic storm “BIPARJOY” (pronounced as “BIPORJOY”) over East-Central Arabian Sea was located near latitude 19.6°N and longitude 67.6°E at 1130 hours of 12th June, 2023. It would move nearly northwards during next 24 hours.
- Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the sea areas bounded by (14N – 24N) and between (62E – 72E) until further notice.
- Those who are out at aforementioned sea regions are advised to return to coasts or moved safer areas immediately.
- Fishing and naval community are requested to be attentive to future forecasts issued by the Department of Meteorology in this regard.