Temporary enhancement of showery condition over South-western part of the island is likely during today and tomorrow (08 and 09). Rains will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts. Several spells of showers will occur in Mannar district.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night. Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places in Galle, Matara, Kaluthara and Rathnapura districts. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in North- western province and in Colombo, Gampaha, Kegalle, Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts.
Wind speed can increase up to (30-40) kmph at times in Western slope of the Central hills, Northern, North-central and North western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS – Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 08 June 2021
Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the other sea areas.
Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph and wind speed can be increased up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar.
State of Sea:
The sea area extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be rough at times. Other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times. Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.