WEATHER FORECAST FOR 17th DECEMBER 2018
(Issued at 1200 noon on 16th December 2018)
The Cyclonic storm “PHETHAI” over South-West Bay of Bengal is located approximately 460 km northeast of Trincomalee at 08.30am today. The system is very likely to move north-northwestwards and intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hours while moving away from the island. The influence of this system is expected to gradually decrease from tomorrow.
Mainly fair weather can be expected over the island and fairly cold weather can also be expected over the country.