Prevailing windy conditions likely to continue


Prevailing windy condition over the country (particularly over southern half of the island) and North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas are likely to continue today.

Very strong gusty winds up to (60-70) kmph are likely over the island, particularly in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and North-central provinces and in Trincomalee district, strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected elsewhere.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Gampaha, Colombo and Hambanthota districts.

Fairly heavy falls about 75 mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces.

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.