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2018-05-20

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 21st MAY 2018

(Issued at 1200 noon on 20th May 2018)

Southwest monsoon conditions are getting established over the island.

Prevailing rainy condition along with cloudy skies in the South-west part of the island is expected to continue for tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Very heavy falls, about 150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa province.

Heavy falls, above 100 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Western Central and Uva provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

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 20th May 2018)

Windy conditions in the sea areas around island and showery condition in the sea area to the South-west of island are expected to enhance today.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Heavy showers can be expected at some places in the above sea area.

Showers or thundershowers will occur several places in the other sea areas.

Winds will be Westerly to South-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and speed will be 30-40 kmph.

Sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and from Mathara to Potuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60 kmph at times.

Temporarily very strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph)and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

Navel and fishing communities are also requested to be vigilant in this regards.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 20th May 2018)

Southwest monsoon conditions are getting established over the island. Prevailing rainy condition along with cloudy skies in the South-west part of the island is expected to continue for tomorrow.

Tonight:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in most places of the Island.

Very heavy falls, about 150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts.

Heavy falls, above 100 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central and Uva provinces Tomorrow:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere particularly after 2.00 p.m.

Very heavy falls, about 150 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western provinces and in Galle Matara districts.

Heavy falls, above 100 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central and Uva provinces

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 : 21-May-2018
  Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
City Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 25 95 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 32 26 90 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 25 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Galle 30 24 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Jaffna 33 27 90 70 Several spells of light showers
Kandy 30 22 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 20 14 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 31 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 33 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 32 28 90 70 Showers or thundershowers

 


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