The sun is expected to be directly over Sri Lanka starting from April 5 till April 14. On the apparent northward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 05th to 14th of April in this year. The nearest areas of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead April 08th, are Bolawatta, Wedeniya, Wattarama, Ambagamuwa, Digana, Mahawala, Ekiriyankumbura, Galgamuwa, Ampara, Oluvil.
PLEASE BE AWARE
Heat index, the temperature felt on human body is expected to increase up to ‘Extreme Caution’ level at some places in Mullaitivu, Vauniya, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Monaragala districts.
Over Head Sun’s Position – 2021
Sun on its apparent march from the southern hemisphere to the Northern hemisphere, will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during the period of 05thApril to 14th April 2021. The latitudes at which the Sun will be directly overhead, the closest towns corresponding to the given latitudes and the times at which the Sun will appear overhead are as follows
|Date||Lat||Arc Min||Time (hrs)||Overhead Cities|
|5-Apr||6||10||12.13||Telwatte, Baddegama, Dediyawala, Mulatiyana, Attanavala, Angunukolapelessa, Udamalala|
|6-Apr||6||33||12.13||Dodangoda, Iddagoda, Agalawatta, Atweltota, Ranwala, Pubberapota, Huratgamuwa, GodaweliPokuna Hela, Kumana Wewa.|
|7-Apr||6||56||12.13||Colombo, Malwana, Kosgama, Sitawaka, Maldeniya, Kehelwala, Rozella, Talawakele, Sita Eliya, Ettampitiya, Passara, Warralanda, Nambanna, Paladi Kalapuwa.|
|8-Apr||7||18||12.12||Bolawatta, Wedeniya, Wattarama, Ambagamuwa, Digana, Mahawala, Ekiriyankumbura, Galgamuwa, Ampara, Oluvil.|
|9-Apr||7||40||12.12||Kirindegama, Bakunawala, Padeniya, Diddeniya, Elagomuwa, Yodagannawa, Balukekulakada, Kummanaru|
|10-Apr||8||03||12.11||Nuraicholai, Karuwalagaswewa, Palugaswewa, Uswewa, Sinhapura, Kele Karambewa, Kumadiya.|
|11-Apr||8||25||12.11||Helambewa, Madurupitigama, Rotawewa, Kahatagasdigiliya, Gantalawa, Nalam Vaaykal, Uppural.|
|12-Apr||8||47||12.11||Ilantaikkulam, Veppankulam, Madu Road, Piramanalan, Pampaimadu, Tandikkulam, Pirappammaduva, Periyakarachchi wewa.|
|13-Apr||9||08||12.10||Tikali, Mallavi, Vannivilankulam, Idaikkadu, Andankulam.|
|14-Apr||9||30||12.10||Samithoddamunai, Pooneryn, Kulairetam, Chundikkulam Sanctuary.|
All times are given in Sri Lanka Standard Time which is Five Thirty hours ahead of Greenwich time
Drink more WATER Potable water symbol to keep body cool and to avoid Dehydration as hot Weather continues.
Job sites: Stay hydrated and takes breaks in the shade as often as possible.
Indoors: Check up on the elderly and the sick.
Vehicles: Never leave children unattended.
Outdoors: Limit strenuous outdoor activities, find shade and stay hydrated.
Dress: Wear lightweight and white or light colored clothing.