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2021-08-03

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WEATHER FORECAST FOR 04 AUGUST 2021

Issued at 12.00 noon on 03 August 2021

Several spells of showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts.

A few showers will occur in North-western province.

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

Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.

Fairly strong winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR SEA AREAS AROUND THE ISLAND DURING NEXT 24 HOURS Issued at 12.00 noon on 03 August 2021

Condition of Rain:
Several spells of showers will occur in the sea areas extending from Kaluthara to Hambantota via Galle.

Winds:

Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island. The wind speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar.   The wind speed can be increased up to 50 kmph at times in these sea areas. The wind speed will be (20-30) kmph in the other sea areas around the island.

State of Sea:

The sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota and in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar can be rough at times. The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Galle via Colombo can be fairly rough at times.

GENERAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT 36 HOURS

Issued at 04.00 p.m. on 03 August 2021

Several spells of showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts.

A few showers will occur in North-western province.

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

Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.

Fairly strong winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.

 

    Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                             Date : 4-Aug-2021
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 34 25 90 55 Mainly fair
Batticaloa 33 25 85 65 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Colombo 30 27 85 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 29 26 90 80 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 33 26 80 60 Mainly fair
Kandy 29 22 90 60 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 18 12 90 60 Several spells of showers
Ratnapura 31 24 85 60 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 36 26 80 50 Mainly fair
Mannar 31 27 80 65 Mainly fair

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