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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 21th SEPTEMBER 2017

(Issued at 1200 noon on 20thSEPTEMBER 2017)

Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and several spells of light showers will occur in the North Western province and in the Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces after 2.00pm.

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 20thSEPTEMBER 2017)

Several spells of light showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be Westerly to south-westerly in direction and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

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

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 19thSEPTEMBER 2017)

Fairly strong gusty winds can be expected over the country (particularly in the Central hills of the island, North-western and North-central provinces and in the Badulla, Hambanthota and Maduru-oya areas).

Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                               Date : 20/09/2017

 

City

Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%)

 

Weather

Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 25 90 65 A few showers
Batticaloa 34 25 85 50 Mainly fair
Colombo 30 27 85 75 Several spells of showers
Galle 30 26 90 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 31 26 85 70 Mainly fair
Kandy 28 22 85 70 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 14 85 65 Several spells of showers
Ratnapura 32 24 90 70 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 33 25 85 60 Mainly fair
Mannar 30 27 90 70 Mainly fair

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