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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 22nd January 2017

(Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 22nd January 2017)

 

Due to the wave type disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Showery weather condition is expected to enhance during next few days (especially from today to 24th of January).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-central, Eastern, Central, Uva and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere,particularly after 2.00 pm.

Heavy falls (about 100 mm) are also likely at some places.

 

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 05.30 a.m. on 22nd  January 2017)

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanthuraito Hambantota viaTrincomalee and Pottuvil, and Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the other sea areas around the island particularly in the evening or night.

Winds will be north-easterly in direction and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The sea area off the coast extending from Balapitiya to Kankasanthurai via Colombo , Puttalam, , and Mannar can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph.

Other sea areas can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph. 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 21st January 2017)

Due to the wave type disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Showery weather condition is expected to enhance during next few days (especially 22nd to 24th of January).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-central, Eastern, Central, Uva and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere,particularly after 2.00 pm.

Heavy falls (more than 100 mm) are also likely at some places.

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 : 22/01/2017

 

City

Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%)

 

Weather

Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 28 23 95 75 Showers or thunder showers at times
Batticaloa 26 23 90 80 Showers or thunder showers at times
Colombo 32 24 90 60 Showers or thunder showers after 2.00pm
Galle 29 24 90 70 Showers or thunder showers after 2.00pm
Jaffna 29 23 90 75 Several spells of showers
Kandy 27 19 95 85 Showers or thunder showers after 2.00pm
Nuwara-Eliya 20 13 95 65 Showers or thunder showers after 2.00pm
Ratnapura 33 22 95 60 Showers or thunder showers after 2.00pm
Trincomalee 29 23 95 80 Showers or thunder showers at times
Mannar 29 23 95 80 Several spells of showers

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