Met. Dept. forecasts afternoon thundershowers for next few days

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There is a high possibility for afternoon thundershowers particularly in Eastern, Uva, Central and North-central provinces and in Vavuniya and Mullaitivu districts during next few days. Therefore, general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern, Uva, North-central, Northern and Central provinces and in Hambanthota district after 2.00 pm and fairly heavy falls above 75 mm are likely at some places in these areas.

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and Galle and Matara districts and fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places in these areas.