Gusty winds and showers to continue over the island

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Prevailing windy conditions over the country and surrounding sea areas and showery condition over the island, particularly in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts are likely to continue today.

Very strong gusty winds up to (70-80) kmph are likely over the island, particularly in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee district, strong gusty winds up to (50-60) kmph can be expected elsewhere.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western, Southern and North-Western provinces.

Heavy falls about (100-150) mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provincesand in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts, Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in North-Western province and in Colombo and Gampaha districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere.

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.