Thundershowers expected at several sea areas

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Several spells of showers will occur in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces. light showers will occur in Western, Southern and North-western provinces.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 pm.

Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in Northern Province.

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.

On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 27th of August to 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (04) are Nalluruwa, Bothale, Kahawatta, Kosgama(R’pura District), Habessa, Dombagahawela about 12.10 noon.