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2018-09-20

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 22nd September 2018

(Issued at 1200 noon on 21st September 2018)

 

The possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the Island, particularly in the Northern, Eastern, North-central and Uva provinces from 23rd September is high.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Western provinces. Several spells of showers will occur inNorth-western province.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva 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 21st September 2018)

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea area around the island. Wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.

The wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the sea area extending from Mannar to Kankasanturai.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 21st SEPTEMBER 2018)

The possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the Island, particularly in the Northern, Eastern, North-central and Uva provinces from 23rd September is high.

Tonight: Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Western provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern, Uva and North-western provinces.

Heavy falls about 100 mm can be expected at some places in the Sabaragamuwa province and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts.

Tomorrow: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Western provinces. Several spells of showers will occur inNorth-western province.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva 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 : 22-Sep-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 33 24 90 55 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 33 25 90 60 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 31 25 90 75 Several spells of showers
Galle 30 26 90 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 32 26 90 65 Mainly fair
Kandy 29 21 95 75 Showers or thundershowers
Nuwara-Eliya 17 12 95 80 Showers or thundershowers
Ratnapura 30 23 95 85 Showers or thundershowers
Trincomalee 36 26 85 55 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 27 85 70 Mainly fair

 


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