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High possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the island

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 23, 2018 13:45

High possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the island

There is a high possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the island.

Showers or thundershowers will develop after 2.00p.m in North-Central, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and will spread in to North-western, Western and Southern provinces in the evening or night.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over Northern, Eastern and North Central provinces in the morning too.

Heavy falls of about 100 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in the North-western, Western, Central, and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls around 75 mm may occur in North-central and Uva provinces.

Misty conditions may occur at some places in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning.

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

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas off the coast extending from Batticaloa to Mannar via Trincomalee, Kankasanturai. Showers or thundershowers will also occur in the western sea areas in the evening or night.

Winds will be southeasterly to easterly and wind speed will be 30-40 kmph in the sea areas extending from Pottuvil to Mannar via Trincomalee and Kankasanturai.

Winds will be westerly to south-westerly in direction over the other sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 15-30 kmph.

Temporarily strong gusty winds (about 70-80kmph) and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers

 

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 23, 2018 13:45

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