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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 13 AUGUST 2020

Issued at 12.00 noon on 12 AUGUST 2020

 

Prevailing showery condition over the south-western part of the island is expected to reduce during next few days from today.

Several spells of light showers may occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers are likely at a few places in Uva province and Ampara district after 02.00 pm.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

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

Issued at 12.00 noon on 12 August 2020

 

Condition of Rain

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

Winds:

Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times in the sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Puttalam via Mannar and sea area extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota.   The wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the other sea areas around the island.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Puttalam via Mannar and sea areas extending from   Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be rough at times.

The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

 

There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle, may experience surges due to the effect of swell waves, having  2.0 – 2.5m height (this is not the height of nearshore waves).

 

 

Naval and fishing communities and those who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

 

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 12 August 2020

 

Prevailing showery condition over the south-western part of the island is expected to reduce during next few days from today.

Several spells of light showers may occur in Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers are likely at a few places in Uva province and Ampara district after 02.00 pm.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 13-Aug-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 33 24 90 50 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 34 25 90 55 Mainly fair
Colombo 32 26 85 60 Several spells of light showers
Galle 30 23 95 80 Several spells of light showers
Jaffna 32 27 90 60 Mainly fair
Kandy 29 23 95 75 Several spells of light showers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 11 95 80 A few showers
Ratnapura 31 23 95 70 Several spells of light showers
Trincomalee 36 26 75 45 Mainly fair
Mannar 32 26 85 70 Mainly fair

 

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