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The Met Department warns on ‘Fani’

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 30, 2019 19:34

The Met Department warns on ‘Fani’

Severe Cyclonic Storm named ‘FANI’ was located about 670 kilometers northeast of Trincomalee.
It is likely to intensify further into an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 36 hours and move north-northeastwards. Cloudy skies, Strong winds and showery conditions are expected to continue over the island and surrounding sea areas. Strong winds up to 60 kilometers per hour can be expected over the island, particularly in Central hilly areas, Northern, North central, Uva and Southern provinces and in Puttalam, Trincomalee and Ampara districts.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times over most parts of the island. Very heavy falls above 150 millimeters can be expected at some places in the Uva, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern, Western and North-western provinces and in Mannar district and also heavy falls about 100 millimeters also likely at some places elsewhere. General public, Naval and fishing communities are requested to be attentive about future advisories issued by the Department of Meteorology in this regards.
Meanwhile, 30 housing units have been damaged in Vavuniya due to gusty winds. The strong winds have affected Moneragala, Sevanagala, Kiri-weva, Kiri-ibban-weva and several other areas. Two housing units have been fully damaged and 15 have been partially damaged due to the bad weather. According to our correspondents, 500 acres of banana plantation has also been destroyed.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 30, 2019 19:34

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