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ADVISORY

2018-09-20

Weather Forecasts

  1. Public Weather
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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 24th September 2018

(Issued at 1200 noon on 23rd September 2018)

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Northern, Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces and in the Galle, Matara Kaluthara and Kurunagala districts after 2.00p.m. Heavy falls about 100 mm can be expected at some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa province. Several spells of light showers will occur in Coastal areas of the Western and North-western provinces in the morning.

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING

NEXT 24 HOURS (Issued at 1200 noon on 23rd September 2018)

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

Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in the sea areas extending from Batticaloa to Mulaithivu via Trincomalee in the evening or night.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea area around the island. Wind speed will be 20-30 kmph.

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 40-45 kmph at times.

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 23rd SEPTEMBER 2018)

Tonight: Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Northern, Eastern, Uva, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Kaluthara, Colombo and Hambanthota districts.

Tomorrow: Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Northern, Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces and in the Galle, Matara Kaluthara and Kurunagala districts after 2.00p.m.

Heavy falls about 100 mm can be expected at some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa province. Several spells of light showers will occur in Coastal areas of the Western and North-western provinces in the morning.

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

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                               Date : 23-Sep-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 34 25 90 50 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 33 24 80 50 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 29 24 90 75 Several spells of showers
Galle 29 24 90 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 32 26 85 60 A few showers
Kandy 28 19 95 80 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 17 12 95 80 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Ratnapura 29 23 95 90 Showers or thundershowers
Trincomalee 36 24 85 40 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 25 85 70 A few showers
           

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