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2018.08.14

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2018.08.14

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 16th AUGUST 2018

(Issued at 1200 noon on 15thAugust 2018)

Windy and showery condition is expected to continue over the island tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Kaluthara districts, and about 50 mm can be expected at some places in Kurunegala, Matara, Colombo and Gampaha districts.

Several spells of showers will occur elsewhere.

Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly, North-western, North-central, Northern and Eastern provinces and Matale and Hambanthota districts.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 15th August 2018)

Wind speed is still high over the sea areas around the island.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambantota via Kankasanturai, Puttalam and Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.

The sea areas around the island can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 14th AUGUST2018)

 

The possibility of increasing showery condition and wind speed is still high over the island, particularly in the South-western part in today and tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts.

Heavy falls about 100mm can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara district, and fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places in Kurunegala district.

Light showers will occur in Anuradhapura, Mannar, Hambantota and Badulla districts.

Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly, in Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western, North-central, Northern, Uva and Eastern provinces and Hambanthota district.

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 15-Aug-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 25 85 55 A few showers
Batticaloa 35 26 80 45 Mainly fair
Colombo 29 26 90 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Galle 28 25 90 85 Showers or thundershowers at times
Jaffna 30 27 85 65 Mainly fair
Kandy 26 21 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 16 14 95 90 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 28 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 35 26 85 50 Mainly fair
Mannar 30 26 90 80 A few showers

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