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22.05.2018

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 24th May 2018

(Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 24th May 2018)

Prevailing rainy condition in the South-western part of the island is expected to continue.

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

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere, particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Jaffna, Mannar and Mullaitivu districts in the morning too.

Heavy falls, about 100-150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls, above 50 mm can be expected at some places in Northern province.

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 24th May 2018)

Windy and showery conditions are expected to enhance in the Western and southern sea areas from today.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas around the island.

Heavy showers can be expected at some places, particularly in the sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Mathara via Mannar, Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

Sea area extending from Mannar to Potuvil via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

Temporarily very strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph)and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Navel and fishing communities are also requested to be vigilant in this regards.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 23rd May 2018)

Prevailing rainy condition in the South-western part of the island is expected to continue.

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

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere, particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Jaffna, Mannar and Mullaitivu districts in the morning too.

Heavy falls, about 100-150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls, about 75mm can be expected at some places in Northern province.

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 : 24-May-2018
  Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
City Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 25 90 85 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 32 25 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 26 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Galle 30 25 95 85 Showers or thundershowers at times
Jaffna 32 26 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Kandy 30 22 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 20 13 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 30 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 34 23 95 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 27 90 80 Showers or thundershowers at times

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