Depression During Next 24 Hours

Depression During Next 24 Hours

The low pressure area in the South-east Bay of Bengal is located 1100km away from the Sri Lanka. It is likely to develop into a depression during next 24 hours. Therefore, wind speed can be increased in Eastern and Northern provinces and in Northern and Eastern sea areas from today.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere after 2.00p.m.

Fairly heavy showers (about 75mm) can be expected in Eastern, Northern, North-central and Uva provinces.

Fairly strong gusty winds (up to 50kmph) can be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa 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.

Marine Weather

Wind speed can be increased over the Bay of Bengal and particularly Northern and Eastern sea areasof the island fromtoday.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Potuvil to Kankasanturai via Trincomalee.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere.

Winds will be north-easterly to Northerly in direction in the sea area around the island and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The deep sea area off the coast extending from Potuvil to Kankasanturai via Trincomalee can be temporary very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph.

Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected in the sea areas during thundershowers.

City Forecasts

The low pressure area in the South-east Bay of Bengal islocated 1300km away from the Sri lanka. It is likely to develop into a depression during next 24 hours. Therefore, wind speed can be increased over the island and surrounding sea areas (particularly Northern, Eastern and Southern sea areas) from tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, North-Central, Eastern and Uva provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere after 2.00p.m.

Fairly heavy showers (above 75mm) can be expected in Eastern, Northern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces and in the Hambantota district.

Fairly strong gusty winds (up to 50kmph) can be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa 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 : 5-Dec-2017
Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
City Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 24 95 60 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 28 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Colombo 31 24 95 60 Few showers
Galle 29 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers are likely after 2.00p.m
Jaffna 27 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Kandy 29 20 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 21 13 95 75 Showers or thundershowers
Ratnapura 33 23 95 65 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Trincomalee 28 24 95 90 Showers or thundershowers at times
Mannar 29 25 95 85 Showers or thundershowers at times

 

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