Sep 18, 2020

Winds, showers to increase from today

The Meteorology Department warns that showers and winds are expected to temporarily increase in the South Western region of the island from today (18) to Sep. 21.

Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Heavy rainfalls, above 100 mm are likely at some places.

Several spells of showers will occur in North-central province.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara district after 2.00 pm.

Strong gusty winds about (50-60) kmph can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central and North-western provinces, Trincomalee and Hambantota districts and in the western slopes of the central hills.