Rain and strong winds expected in several areas

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The low pressure area still persists to the South-east of Sri Lanka in the Bay of Bengal.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Eastern, Uva and Central provinces and in Hambantota and Polonnaruwa districts.

Mainly fair weather can be expected elsewhere.

Fairly strong gusty winds at times up to 40 kmph can be expected over the island.

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.