There is a low-level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka. Therefore, cloudy skies will prevail over the southern half of the island.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times over most parts of the island.
Very heavy showers above 150mm may occur at some places in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva provinces. Heavy showers about 100mm can occur at some places elsewhere.
Massive rainfall of 195mm reported in Yakkalamulla area last 24-hours.
Yakkalamulla (Galle district) 195 mm
Boossa (Galle district) 148.5 mm
Palindanuwara (Kaluthara district) 122 mm
Hiyare (Galle district) 119 mm
People living in hilly areas (particularly landslide prone areas) and low-lying areas in river basins are requested to be vigilant.
• Drivers and people using roads in the hilly areas are requested to be vigilant.
• Take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.
• 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
Possibility of occurring a flood situation in some locations of Attanagalu, Kalu, Kelani, Gin, Nilwala and Mahaweli rivser. General public living in flood prone areas of above river basins requested to be vigilant in that regards, tweeted Disaster Management Centre.
NBRO issues landslide early Warning Level-1 alert for Bulathsinhala in Kalutara district, Ududumbara in Kandy district, Ambanganga Korale in Matale District and Ayagama in Ratnapura district.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.