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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 18th January 2017

(Issued at 1200 noon. on 17th January 2017)

Due to the change in wind flow, showery weather (Particularly in Northern and Eastern parts of the island) is expected during next few days (from 20th January). Prevailing cold weather is likely to temporary decrease.

Until then mainly fair weather is expected to continue over most parts of the island.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places of the island during the morning particularly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.

Fairly strong winds at times (about 50kmph) can be expected over the country.

                  

 

 

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 17th January 2017)

Strong winds at times (about 50-60kmph) can be expected in the western sea areas of the island.

Mainly fair weather will prevail in the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be north-easterly in direction and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanthurai to Balapitiya via Colombo, Mannar and Puttalam, and the sea area off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 17th January 2017)

Due to the change in wind flow, showery weather (Particularly in Northern and Eastern parts of the island) is expected during next few days (from 20th January). Prevailing cold weather is likely to temporary decrease.

Until then mainly fair weather is expected to continue over most parts of the island.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places of the island during the morning particularly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.

Fairly strong winds at times (about 50kmph) can be expected over the country.

   

            

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 18/01/2017

 

City

Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%)

 

Weather

Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 20 90 50 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 29 19 90 70 Mainly fair
Colombo 32 20 90 55 Mainly fair
Galle 30 24 90 70 Mainly fair
Jaffna 29 20 85 52 Mainly fair
Kandy 29 17 95 60 Mainly fair
Nuwara-Eliya 20 08 85 30 Mainly fair
Ratnapura 33 19 95 50 Mainly fair
Trincomalee 29 24 95 60 Mainly fair
Mannar 29 23 90 50 Mainly fair

                

 


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