Afternoon thundershowers expected in parts of island – Meteorology Department


There is a high possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the South-western and North-western parts of the island.

Several spells of showers will occur in the Eastern and North-Central provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will develop after 2.00p.m in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces and will spread in to North-western, Western and Southern provinces in the evening or night.

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in the Central, Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Misty conditions may occur at some places in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning.

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.