Heavy rainfall and strong winds expected


The prevailing showery and windy conditions are expected to continue further today(20), due to active South-west monsoon conditions across the island, states the Department of Meteorology.

Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, and North-western provinces and in Galle, and Matara districts.

Heavy rainfall about 100 mm is likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces.

Fairly heavy rainfalls above 50mm are likely at some places in Western province and in Galle, and Matara districts.

Strong gusty winds about (50-60) kmph can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces, Trincomalee, and Hambantota districts and in the western slopes of the central hills.