The well-marked low pressure area over the southeast bay of Bengal is likely to move west northwestwards towards the eastern coast of Sri Lanka on 01st of February.

Rainy condition over the island will be increased due to its effect from today’s evening, especially showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, Eastern, Uva, North-Central and Central provinces. Very heavy showers about 150mm are likely at some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the island during the afternoon or night.

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

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