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2020-08-10

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 12 AUGUST 2020

Issued at 12.00 noon on 11 AUGUST 2020

 

Several spells of showers will 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 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.

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

Issued at 12.00 noon on 11 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 South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Puttalam via Mannar and sea area off the coast extending from Matara to Pottuvil. 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 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 11 August 2020

Showers may occur at times over the Southern province and fairly heavy showers over 75mm are likely at some places tonight.

Tomorrow:

Several spells of showers will 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 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.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 12-Aug-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 33 25 90 60 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 36 26 80 50 Mainly fair
Colombo 29 26 90 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 28 25 95 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 31 27 90 65 Mainly fair
Kandy 27 23 95 80 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 13 95 85 Several spells of showers
Ratnapura 29 24 95 75 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 36 25 85 50 Mainly fair
Mannar 31 26 85 65 Mainly fair

 

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