SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN FOR HEAVY RAINFALLS, AND STRONG WINDS OVER SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND.
VALID FOR NEXT 48 HOURS,
(Issued at1400hrs on 26th February 2017 by Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology)
Due to the active cloudiness in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Colombo via Batticaloa, Pottuvil, Hambantota and Matara, sudden roughness of the sea areas associated with sudden increase of wind speed (up to 70-80kmph) is possible.
Heavy showers can also be expected in these sea areas.
Navel and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.