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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 18 APRIL 2021

Issued at 12.00 noon on 17 April 2021

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western and Southern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Eastern, North-western and Northcentral provinces in the evening or night. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning.

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 12.00 noon on 17 April 2021

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Batticaloa via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.

Wind speed can increase up to 40kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be moderate at times.

Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

 

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 16 April 2021

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most parts of the island in the evening or night. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Eastern, Central and Uva provinces.

A few showers can be expected in Western and Southern coastal areas in the morning too.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning.

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 : 17-Apr-2021
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 34 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 32 24 95 60 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 31 25 90 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Galle 31 25 95 75 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 32 26 95 85 Several spells of showers
Kandy 31 21 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 21 11 95 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Ratnapura 33 23 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Trincomalee 32 24 95 60 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 32 25 90 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

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