Oct 05, 2021

Amber advisory for adverse weather

The Meteorology Department has issued an amber level advisory for heavy rain, which will be in effect until 06:00 am tomorrow (06).

According to the advisory, heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Northwestern, and Southern provinces during the next 24 hours while fairly heavy showers above 75 mm can be expected at several other places.

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