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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 30 NOVEMBER 2020

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 30 November 2020

 

The low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression during next 24 hours and likely to intensify further. This system is likely to move nearly west-northwestwards to the north coast of Sri Lanka. It will affect weather over the island and surrounding sea areas during next few days.

Several spells of showers will occur at several places in Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places.

Fairly strong gusty winds (30-40) kmph can be expected in Northern, North-Central, Eastern, and North-Western provinces.

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 05.30 a.m. on 30 November 2020

 

The low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression during next 24 hours and likely to intensify further. This system is likely to move nearly west-northwestwards to the north coast of Sri Lanka. It will affect weather over the island and surrounding sea areas during next few days.

Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the deep sea areas to the east coast of the Island (5N-12N, 85E-95E) until further notice.

Fishing and naval community are requested to be vigilant and attentive about future bulletins issued by the Department of Meteorology in next few days.

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the deep sea areas extending from Kankasanthurai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee and Batticaloa.

Winds:

Winds will be north-easterly in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (25-40) kmph. The wind speed can increase up to (50-60)kmph at times over deep sea area extending from Kankasanthurai to Hambantota via Trincomalee via Pottuvil.

State of Sea:

The sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate. The deep sea areas extending from Kankasanthurai to Pottuvil via Trincomalee can be fairly rough or rough at times.

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 30 November 2020

The low-pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengalhas concentrated into a depression lay centered 680 km southeast to Trincomalee at 1130hrs today. The system is very likely to intensified into a deep depression during next 12 hours and likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 12 hours. This system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Mullaitivu around Wednesday ( 02) evening.

Showers or thundershowers at times will occur in the Eastern and Northern provinces. Heavy rainfall above 100mm can be expected at some places in Trincomalee and Batticaloa districts.

Several spells of showers may occur inNorthern-central and Uva provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts after 2.00p.m.

Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places.

Fairly strong gusty winds (30-40)kmph can be expected in Northern, North-Central, Eastern, and North-Western provinces.

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 : 1-Dec-2020
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 29 25 95 75 Several spells of showers
Batticaloa 31 25 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Colombo 29 25 95 75 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Galle 29 24 90 80 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Jaffna 29 24 95 90 Showers or thundershowers
Kandy 26 21 95 75 Showers or thundershowers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 13 95 70 Showers or thundershowers
Ratnapura 28 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers
Trincomalee 30 25 95 85 Showers or thundershowers at times
Mannar 29 27 95 80 Several spells of showers

 

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