Windy condition expected to continue – Department of Meteorology


Windy condition is expected to strengthen to some extent over the island (particularly in Eastern, Uva Western and North-western provinces and in Hambanthota and Mannar districts) and surrounding sea areas in next few days (from today night).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Uva and Central provinces and in Batticaloa and Ampara districts. Several spells of light showers will occur in Polonnaruwa and Hambanthota districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts after 2.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy showers about 75mm can be expected at some places in Uva province and in Batticaloa and Ratnapura districts.

Fairly strong gusty winds up to 40 kmph can be expected over North-western, Eastern and Western provinces and in Hambanthota and Monaragala districts.

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