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2019-07-20

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 21 JULY 2019

(Issued at 1200 noon on 20 July 2019)

Prevailing strong windy condition over the country is expected to reduce to some extent in the next few days.

Strong gusty winds up to (50-55) kmph at times are likely over the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee district.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Gampaha, Colombo and Hambanthota districts.

Fairly heavy falls of about 50-75 mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 20 July 2019)

Windy conditions is likely to continue in the North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas of the island until the 21st July morning.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the other sea areas around the island in the evening or night.

Winds will be North-westerly to Westerly and speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The sea area extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota will be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 70 kmph at times.

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the above sea areas and naval communities are also requested to be vigilant until the 21st July morning.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 20 JULY 2019)

Prevailing strong windy condition over the country is expected to reduce to some extent in the next few days.

Strong gusty winds up to (50-60) kmph at times are likely over the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee district.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Gampaha, Colombo and Hambanthota districts.

Fairly heavy falls of about 50-75 mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

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

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 21-Jul-2019
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 34 26 80 50 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 36 27 75 40 Mainly fair
Colombo 30 26 80 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 29 24 90 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Jaffna 34 26 90 50 Mainly fair
Kandy 27 23 85 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 16 13 95 90 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 29 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 36 27 75 40 Mainly fair
Mannar 32 28 75 65 Mainly fair

 

 


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