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Fairly heavy showers expected in parts of the island

The Meteorology Department says showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Hambantota district while several spells of showers will occur in Northern and North-central provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in other provinces of the island after 01.00 p.m. Fairly heavy showers about 75mm are likely at some places in Central,...

Harin Fernando appointed Sports Minister

Harin Fernando has been appointed as the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs by President Ranil Wickremesinghe. Minister Harin Fernando also served as a former Minister of Sports and is also the present Minister of Tourism. Meanwhile, Pavithra Wanniarachchi was sworn in as the Minister of Irrigation. These ministerial portfolios fell vacant following the removal of Roshan Ranasinghe.

Showers above 50mm

Heavy showers above 50mm will occur in the Uva and Central Provinces today after 2 p.m, the Forecasting Division of the National Meteorological Centre said. They said showers will occur in the Northern, North-Central and Eastern Provinces. Showers may occur in North-Western, Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern Provinces as well. Meanwhile, showers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending fromMannar...

heavy showers forecast in several provinces

The Meteorology Department says the low-level atmospheric disturbance over the island still persists due to the influence of low-pressure area development in the South-west Bay of Bengal. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times over the coastal areas of Northern, North-Western, Western and Southern provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere of the island after 02.00 p.m. Fairly heavy...

Cabinet approves 2024 Budget proposals

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the 2024 Budget proposals.

President arrives at Parliament

President Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at Parliament a short while ago and will present the Budget 2024 shortly.

showers or thundershowers can be expected in parts of many provinces after 01.00 p.m

The Department of Meteorology, in its weather forecast for the day, says showers or thundershowers can be expected in parts of many provinces after 01.00 p.m. As such, fairly heavy showers of above 75 mm are likely at some places in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Uva provinces. Showers may occur in Northern and Eastern provinces during the morning too. Misty conditions...

WEATHER FORECAST

Except for Northern and Eastern provinces, showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the other provinces of the island after 02.00 p.m. Fairly heavy showers about 50 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces during the morning.

Chinese research vessel ‘Shi Yan 6’ to reach Colombo

The Chinese research vessel ‘Shi Yan 6’ is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Colombo today for replenishment purposes, Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Heavy showers today

Heavy showers of about 75mm are likely at some places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces and in most provinces of the island after 1 p.m., the forecasting division of the National Meteorological Centre said. They said showers may occur in the Western, Southern and Eastern Provinces during the morning. Misty conditions expected at some places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa...