Showers expected in several areas

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Showers will occur at several places in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, according to the Department of Meteorology.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times over the island, particularly in western slopes of the Central hills and Northern, North-central, North-western provinces and in the Hambantota district.

SEA AREAS

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

Winds will be South-westerly and wind speed will be (35-45) kmph in the sea areas around the island. Wind speed can increase up to (55-65) kmph at times in the deep and shallow sea areas extending from Colombo to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanturai and sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota.

The deep and shallow sea areas extending from Colombo to Trincomalee via Puttalam and Kankasanturai and sea areas extending from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.