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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 31 MAY 2020

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 June 2020

 

South-west monsoon condition is gradually establishing over the country.

 

Showers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces.

 

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa district after 02.00 p.m.

 

A few showers may occur in Mannar district in the morning.

 

Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times over the island.

 

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 June 2020

 

A low pressure area has formed over southeast and adjoining east-central Arabian sea area (In between 08N-16N and 67E-74E).It is very likely to concentrate into a depression during next 12 hours.

Fishing and naval community operating in these sea areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Mannar to Batticaloa via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.

Winds:

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai and sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota.

State of Sea:

The deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota and Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Mannar and Kankasanturai can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

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

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

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 31 May 2020

 

South-west monsoon condition is gradually establishing over the country.

 

Showers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa district after 02.00 p.m.

 

Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times over the island.

 

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

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 1-Jun-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 33 25 90 60 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 33 27 90 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 31 26 90 75 Several spells of showers
Galle 30 25 90 75 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 33 28 80 70 Mainly fair
Kandy 31 22 95 65 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 22 14 95 70 Several spells of showers
Ratnapura 33 24 95 65 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 36 26 75 50 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Mannar 32 28 90 75 A few showers

 

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