Showers expected in six provinces

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The Department of Meteorology says that showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western, Central, Uva and Southern provinces after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy rainfall above 50 mm are likely at some places in Ratnapura, Galle and Matara districts.

Mainly fair weather will continue in the other areas of the island.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the morning.

Sea Areas:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Galle to Potuvil via Hambanthota.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Galle via Colombo in the evening or night.

Mainly fair weather will prevail over other sea areas around the island.

Winds will be variable in direction in the sea area extending from Mannar to Galle via Colombo and winds will be North-easterly in the other sea areas around the island.

Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. The sea area around the island can be moderately rough at times.