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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 19th June 2019

(Issued at 1200 noon on 18th June 2019)

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Matale and Hambanthota districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00p.m.

Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places, in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph are likely over the island particularly in western slope of the Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota 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 18th June 2019)

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

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

The sea area off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanturai and the sea area off the coast extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil will be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph.

The other sea areas around the island will be fairly rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph.

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

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

(ISSUED AT 1600 HOURS ON 18th JUNE 2019

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Matale and Hambanthota districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00p.m.

Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places, in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph are likely over the island particularly in western slope of the Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota 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 Main Cities                                                            Date : 19-Jun-2019
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 35 27 90 55 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 36 27 90 60 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Colombo 31 27 90 70 Showers or thundershowers
Galle 30 27 90 75 Showers or thundershowers
Jaffna 34 28 90 55 Mainly fair
Kandy 30 23 90 65 Showers or thundershowers
Nuwara-Eliya 20 14 90 75 Showers or thundershowers
Ratnapura 31 25 95 70 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 37 28 80 40 Mainly fair
Mannar 32 28 85 70 Mainly fair

 


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