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ADVISORY

2019-08-18

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 20 AUGUST 2019

(Issued at 1200 noon on 19 August 2019)

Showery condition in South-western part of the island is expected to enhance to some extent during next few days.

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

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere, particularly Eastern province and in Badulla district after 2.00 pm.

Heavy falls about 100 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Batticaloa and Ampara districts.

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 19 August 2019)

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Fairly heavy showers can be expected at some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea area extending from Mannar to Mullaitivu via Kankasanturai.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in the other sea areas around the island in the evening or night.

Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (60-65) kmph at times and the sea area extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturaican be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 18 AUGUST 2019.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning since the possibility for afternoon thundershowers is high particularly in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Jaffna, Mannar and Kilinochchi districts.

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

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 pm.

Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm are likely at some places in Northern, Eastern and Uva provinces

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 19-Aug-2019
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 22 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 30 23 95 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 25 95 80 Several spells of showers
Galle 28 26 95 65 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 31 26 90 65 Showers at times
Kandy 28 20 95 70 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 14 95 85 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Ratnapura 29 24 95 80 Several spells of light showers
Trincomalee 31 24 95 80 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 25 90 70 Several spells of showers

 


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