WEATHER FORECAST

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Rainy condition is expected to enhance to some extent over the island today.

Showers will occur at times in Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces and in Mullaitivu and Matale districts. Fairly heavy showers above 75mm can be expected at some places in the Eastern and Uva provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night. Fairly heavy showers above 50mm can be expected at some places in the above areas.

Several spells of showers may occur in the Northern Province.

Fairly strong gusty winds of about 40kmph can be expected over Northern, North-Central, Central and North-Western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.

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