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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 07 AUGUST 2020

Issued at 12.00 noon on 06 AUGUST 2020

 

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

Fairly heavy rainfalls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts.

Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times over the island particularly in Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

Coastal inundation is likely along the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle due to the effect of swell waves. People who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

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

                                                 Issued at 12.00 noon on 06 August 2020

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. Heavy rainfalls are likely at some places.

Winds:
Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Mannar, Colombo and Galle.
State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Kankasanturai to Hambantota via Mannar, Colombo and Gallecan be very rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be 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 06 August 2020

 

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

Fairly heavy rainfalls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts.

Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times over the island particularly in Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

Coastal inundation is likely along the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle due to the effect of swell waves. People who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 7-Aug-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 23 90 65 A few showers
Batticaloa 35 26 90 50 Mainly fair
Colombo 29 23 95 75 Showers at times
Galle 28 23 95 80 Showers at times
Jaffna 31 27 85 75 Mainly fair
Kandy 27 22 95 70 Showers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 17 13 95 80 Showers at times
Ratnapura 30 22 95 70 Showers at times
Trincomalee 34 25 80 50 Mainly fair
Mannar 30 26 80 70 A few showers

 

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