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Increase in rains from today

Increase in rains from today

The Meteorological Department states that an increase in the prevailing rains is expected from today (16). They said that heavy showers of more than 100 mm could be expected in some parts of the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Northern and Eastern Provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the North, North Central, Eastern and

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Strong winds

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

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Heavy Rain Sri Lanka

Heavy rainfall expected in several districts

South-west monsoon is established over the island and therefore, showery and windy conditions are expected to enhance further particularly in the South-western part of the island. The Meteorology Department says showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western province. Heavy rainfall about

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Rainy condition

Showery condition to continue

The prevailing showery condition would continue over the island during the next few days due to the low-level atmospheric disturbance in the Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka, Department of Meteorology said. It said North-east monsoon is getting establish gradually over the country. It said a low-level atmospheric disturbance had formed in

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Rainy condition

Showers to enhance over island from today

The Department of Meteorology says that rainy condition is expected to enhance over the island during the next few days from today (19) due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, Eastern, North-central, Central and Uva provinces and Hambantota district. Showers

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Extreme weather

Extreme weather to intensify

Issuing a weather advisory, the Department of Meteorology warns the general public that the prevailing showery condition is expected to enhance over the island from the 08th to the 10th of October. This situation occurs due to a low-pressure area which has developed over the Central and South-East areas of the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a well-marked

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