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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 22 JULY 2019

(Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 22 July 2019)

Prevailing strong windy condition over the country and surrounding sea areas is expected to reduce from 24th July.

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places.

Several spells of showers may occur in the other parts of the island.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph at times are likely over the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 22 July 2019)

Prevailing strong windy condition over the surrounding sea areas is expected to reduce from 24th July.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a several places in the other sea areas around the island.

Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in the sea areas around the island.

Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. These sea areas will be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (60-70) kmph at times.

Wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the other sea areas around the island and these sea areas will be fairly rough at times as wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times.

Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 21 JULY 2019)

 

Prevailing strong windy condition over the country is expected to reduce to some extent in the next few days.

 

Fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph at times are likely over the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee district.

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western and Western provinces and in Jaffna, Mullaitivu, Galle and Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls of about 50 mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

 

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 22-Jul-2019
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 35 25 80 45 A few showers
Batticaloa 35 27 75 45 Mainly fair
Colombo 30 26 90 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 28 24 90 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 34 27 75 55 A few showers
Kandy 26 23 90 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 15 13 95 90 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 29 25 90 70 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 36 27 80 40 A few showers
Mannar 32 28 80 70 Mainly fair

 


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