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Weather Forecast -Heavy Rains and Strong Winds

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy showers above 75 mm may occur at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kalutara, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers may occur in the Anuradhapura district.

Strong winds about 40 kmph can be expected at times in western slope of the central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

NBRO issued WARNING LEVEL 3 – EVACUATION (RED) for Ratnapura, Kalawana, Elapatha, Kuruwita and Eheliyagoda DS Division(s) and surrounding areas in Ratnapura district.

National Building Research Organization NBRO issued landslide level 1 warning for Colombo, Kalutara, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Matara and Galle Districts. People living in landslide prone areas are advised to be vigilant.

There is a possibility of occurring a considerable flood situation in lowline areas of Nilwala River, Gin Ganga, Kalu Ganga, Kelani and Attanagalu Oya rivers. Minor flood situation reports at Glencourse, Hanwella, Baddegama, Thalgahagoda, Panadugama, Magura, Millakanda and Dunamale areas. (

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