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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 20 JANUARY 2020

Issued at 12.00 noon on 19 January 2020

Showery condition is expected to enhance to some extent particularly in the South-western part of the island and in the Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces during next few days from tomorrow (20th).

Several spells of showers will occur in the Eastern, Uva, Northern and North-central provinces and in Hambanthota and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several places in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthara and Galle districts.

Wind speed can be increased up to 40 kmph at times in Mannar, Puttalam and Hambanthota districts.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the morning.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

SEA AREA FORECAST FOR NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 12.00 noon on 19 January 2020

 

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via Galle in the evening or night and few showers may occur in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Hambanthota via Batticaloa.

Winds:

Winds will be North-easterly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Kaluthara via Puttalam and Colombo and in the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kaluthara via Colombo and in the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambanthota can be fairly rough at times.

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 19 January 2020

 

Showery condition is expected to enhance to some extent particularly in the South-western part of the island and in the Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces during next few days from tomorrow (20th).

Several spells of showers will occur in the Eastern, Uva, Northern and North-central provinces and in Hambanthota and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a several places in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthara and Galle districts.

Wind speed can be increased up to 40 kmph at times in Mannar, Puttalam and Hambanthota districts.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the morning.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 20-Jan-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 24 95 65 A few showers
Batticaloa 30 25 90 75 Several spells of light showers
Colombo 32 25 90 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Galle 32 25 95 60 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Jaffna 30 25 95 75 Mainly fair
Kandy 31 22 90 55 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 20 10 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Ratnapura 33 23 95 55 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Trincomalee 31 25 90 75 A few showers
Mannar 30 25 90 75 Mainly fair

 

 

 

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