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Strong winds: Naval and Fishing communities be vigilant

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By ITN News Editor July 12, 2018 19:58

Strong winds: Naval and Fishing communities be vigilant

The sea areas around the Island – PLEASE BE AWARE
The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high in the sea areas around the island, and it will continue further in next few days. The sea areas extending from Negombo to Batticaloa via Puttalam, Kankasanturai and Trincomalee and also in Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-65 kmph at times. Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regards.

For the people live in Western, North-Western and Southern coastal areas.

The low lying in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo and Galle, may experience surges (particularly during high tide time) from 2.00p.m. 13th of July to 08.00 am 16th July 2018 due to the effect of swell waves, having 2.0 – 3.0 meter height. Coastal people and fishing communities are to be cautious during this period.

The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high over the Island and surrounding sea areas and, it will continue further in next few days.

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western and Southern provinces. Light showers may occur elsewhere.

Strong gusty winds up to 50-60 kmph are likely over the island.

The possibility for increasing wind speed is still high in the sea areas around the island, and it will continue further in next few days.

Several spells of showers will occur in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph.

The sea areas extending from Negombo to Batticaloa via Puttalam, Kankasanturai and Trincomalee and also in Hambanthota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-65 kmph at times.

Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-55 kmph at times.

 

   Weather Forecast for Main Cities                                                            Date : 13-Jul-2018
City Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 25 85 60 A few showers
Batticaloa 34 26 75 50 Mainly fair
Colombo 30 25 90 70 Several spells of showers
Galle 28 24 90 85 Several spells of showers
Jaffna 32 27 80 65 Mainly fair
Kandy 28 23 80 75 Several spells of showers
Nuwara-Eliya 17 13 95 90 Several spells of showers
Ratnapura 27 23 95 80 Several spells of showers
Trincomalee 35 26 80 55 Mainly fair
Mannar 30 26 85 70 Mainly fair
ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 12, 2018 19:58