Afternoon thundershowers highly possible in several provinces

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The Department of Meteorology has requested the take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning since the possibility for afternoon thundershowers is high particularly in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at Northern, Western, Central, North-western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 pm.

Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm are likely at some places in Northern and Eastern provinces and about 50 mm are likely at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.