Southern province to experience strong winds
The Meteorology Department predicts that windy and showery conditions in Southwestern part of the island to enhance to a certain extent.
They added that there is a possibility for the sudden increase of wind speed up to 70 kmph in Southern province, up to 50-60 kmph in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and up to 40-50 kmph in the North-central province as well as in the Trincomalee district.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and North-western provinces. Heavy falls above 100 mm are likely at some places particularly in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces.
Light showers may occur in Mannar and Anuradhapura districts. Further, Showers or thundershower may occur at a few places in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 p.m. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
The Met Department requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.