Showers expected in several provinces


The Severe Cyclonic Storm “NIVAR” located over southwest Bay of Bengal makes landfall off the coast Tamil Nadu of India, moves northwestwards and gradually weakening.

The influence on the weather over the island, from the Cyclonic Storm “NIVAR” will be gradually reduced.


Several spells of showers will occur in North-western, Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Jaffna, Mannar, Galle and Mathara districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 p.m.

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