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2021-04-17

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 18 APRIL 2021

Issued at 12.00 noon on 17 April 2021

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Eastern, North-western and Northcentral provinces in the evening or night. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa 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 SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

Issued at 12.00 noon on 17 April 2021

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

Wind speed can increase up to 40kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be moderate at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

 

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 17 April 2021

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Eastern, North-western and Northcentral provinces in the evening or night. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa 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 : 18-Apr-2021
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 33 23 90 65 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 32 24 95 70 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Colombo 32 25 90 65 Showers or thundershowers
Galle 30 25 90 75 Showers or thundershowers
Jaffna 32 26 90 75 A few showers
Kandy 31 20 95 65 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 21 12 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Ratnapura 33 23 95 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Trincomalee 33 23 95 55 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Mannar 32 25 90 75 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

 

 

 


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