Showery conditions to enhance

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Due to a low level atmospheric disturbance in the southeast of Sri Lanka prevailing showery condition over the island particularly in the Eastern, Uva, North-Central and Northern( from tonight) provinces is likely to enhance further from today.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Eastern, Uva, North-central, Central, Northern and North-western provinces and Hambanthota district. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa provinces and Galle and Matara districts after 1.00 p.m.

Very heavy showers of about 200 mm are likely at some places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa districts.

Heavy showers of about (100-150) mm are likely at some places in Central province and in Anuradhapura, Hambanthota, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya districts.

Fairly heavy showers of about (75-100) mm are likely at some places in North-western province.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph can be expected in North-Western, Northern and North-Central provinces and in Hambanthota district.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.