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ADVISORY

2017/12/16

 

 

 

 SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN FOR STRONG WINDS OVER THE SURROUNDING SEA AREAS.

VALID FOR NEXT48HOURS, ISSUED AT 1500HRS, 16thDecember2017

(Issued by Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology)

 

The deep and shallow sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Colombo viaPuttalm can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph.

The sea area off the coast extending from Kankasanturai to Galle via Batticaloa and Hambanthota can be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph.

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

(Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards).