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2020-08-03

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2020-08-03

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 04 AUGUST 2020

Issued at 12.00 noon on 03 AUGUST 2020

 

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa, Western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy rainfalls above 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces.

Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western province.

Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) 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.

Coastal inundation is likely along the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle due to the effect of swell waves. People who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

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

Issued at 12.00 noon on 03 August 2020

 

Condition of Rain

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island. Fairly heavy showers can be expected in the Southern and South-western sea areas.

Winds:
Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph. Wind speed can increase up to (60-65) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Potuvil via Kankasanturai, Mannar, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota. 
State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Trincomalee to Potuvil via Kankasanturai, Mannar, Colombo, Galle and Hambantota can 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 – 3.0m 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 02 August 2020

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa, Western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy rainfalls about 75 mm are likely at some places.

Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western province.

Wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times in North-central province, Puttalam, Hambantota, Mannar, Trincomalee and Matale districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.

Coastal inundation is likely along the coast extending from Beruwala to Hambantota via Galle due to the effect of swell waves. People who are living in coastal areas are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 3-Aug-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 25 90 65 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 35 27 80 60 Mainly fair
Colombo 31 25 90 75 Showers at times
Galle 28 24 95 85 Showers at times
Jaffna 32 27 90 70 Mainly fair
Kandy 28 22 90 75 Showers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 18 14 95 75 Showers at times
Ratnapura 31 23 95 70 Showers at times
Trincomalee 34 26 85 50 Mainly fair
Mannar 31 27 85 70 Mainly fair

 

 

 

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