Thundershowers expected in five provinces after 2pm

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Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central, Uva and Southern provinces after 2.00 p.m., says the Department of Meteorology.

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.

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

Sea areas:

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle in the evening or night.

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

Winds will be variable in the 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.