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2024-05-29

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 30 May 2024

Issued at 12.00 noon on 29 May 2024

 

The prevailing showery and windy conditions over the island are expected to continue further, due to the active South West Monsoonal condition.

 

Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western and Southern provinces.

 

Fairly heavy showers above 75 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara-Eliya district.

 

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or night.

 

Strong winds of about (50-60) kmph can be expected at times over Western slopes of the central hills and in Northern, North-central, Western, Southern and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Monaragala districts.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS

 Issued at 12.00 noon on 29 May 2024.

 

The sea areas around the island will be very rough due to the active south-west monsoonal condition. Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the sea areas around the island, until further notice.

Waves heights may increase up to (about 2.5 m – 3.5 m) in the sea areas off the coast, extending from Kalpitiya to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle, and Hambantota. Therefore, there is a possibility that nearshore sea areas extending from Kalpitiya to Matara via Colombo and Galle, may experience surges due to sea waves.

Condition of Rain:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island.

Wind speed will be (40-50) kmph and wind speed may increase up to (60-70) kmph at times.

State of Sea:

The sea areas around the island will be very rough at times

Waves heights may increase (about 2.5–3.5 m) in the sea areas off the coast extending from Kalpitiya to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle, and Hambantota (this is not for land area).

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 29 May 2024

 

The prevailing showery and windy conditions over the island are expected to continue further, due to the active South West Monsoonal condition.

 

 

Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western and Southern provinces.

Fairly heavy showers above 75 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara-Eliya district.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts in the evening or night.

Strong winds of about (50-60) kmph can be expected at times over Western slopes of the central hills and in Northern, North-central, Western, Southern and North-western provincesand in Trincomalee and Monaragala districts.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 30-May-2024
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 32 26 90 70 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 33 26 90 65 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 25 90 80 Showers at times
Galle 30 25 95 80 Showers at times
Jaffna 33 28 90 80 Mainly fair
Kandy 27 23 95 80 Showers at times
Nuwara-Eliya 18 15 95 90 Showers at times
Ratnapura 31 24 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 33 27 80 65 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 28 85 75 A few showers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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