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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 29 FEBRUARY2024

Issued at 05.30 a.m. on 29 February 2024

 

A few showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara and Nuwara-Eliya districts in the evening or night.

Fairly strong winds about (30-40) kmph can be expected at times in eastern slopes of the central hills and in Northern, North-central, North-western, Uva and Eastern provinces and in Hambantota district.

The public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the 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 05.30 a.m.on 29 February 2024

 

  Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Colombo to Matara via and Galle in the evening or night.

Winds:

Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be (25-35) kmph.

Wind speed may increase up to (45-50) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara.

State of Sea:

The sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar and from Galle to Hambantota via Matara can be fairly rough at times.

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 28 February 2024

A few showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara and Nuwara-Eliya districts in the evening or night.

Fairly strong winds about (30-40) kmph can be expected at times in eastern slopes of the central hills and in Northern, North-central, North-western, Uva and Eastern provinces and in Hambantota district.

The public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

 

  Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                           

Date :

29-Feb-2024

City

Temperature (0C)

Relative Humidity (%)

Weather

Max

Min

Max

Min

Anuradhapura

32

24

90

60

Mainly fair

Batticaloa

30

26

80

70

A few showers

Colombo

35

26

80

50

Showers or thundershowers are likely after 4.00p.m

Galle

32

26

90

50

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Jaffna

32

24

90

65

Mainly fair

Kandy

31

22

90

60

Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Nuwara-Eliya

20

12

90

70

Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m

Ratnapura

35

22

95

55

Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m

Trincomalee

31

26

80

60

A few showers

Mannar

33

27

80

60

Mainly fair

 

 

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