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15-07-2018

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 18th JULY 2018

(Issued at 1200 noon on 17th JULY2018)

The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high over the Island and surrounding sea areas. It will continue further in next few days.

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places.

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

Strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph are likely over the island.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 17th July 2018)

The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high in the sea areas around the island. It will continue further in next few days.

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

Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.

The sea areas extending from Negombo to Batticaloa via Puttalam, Kankasanturai and Trincomalee and the sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-65 kmph at times.

Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

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

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 17th JULY2018)

The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high over the Island and surrounding sea areas. It will continue further in next few days.

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places.

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

Strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph are likely over the island.

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 18-Jul-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 25 85 60 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 36 26 80 45 Mainly fair
Colombo 29 26 85 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 28 25 95 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 33 27 80 65 Mainly fair
Kandy 27 22 90 70 Showers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 17 13 95 90 Showers at times
Ratnapura 29 24 95 70 Showers at times
Trincomalee 33 26 75 60 Mainly fair
Mannar 31 26 85 70 Mainly fair

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