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Thundershowers forecast in several Provinces

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 26, 2019 18:46

Thundershowers forecast in several Provinces

The Department of Meteorology has forecast the possibility of showers or thunder showers in several Provinces this evening,
The Department of Meteorology forecast that showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces. Light showers are expected in the Anuradhapura District.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Uva Province and in the Ampara and Batticaloa Districts this evening.
Fairly heavy rainfall of about 50 to 75 mm are likely to be experienced at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central Provinces.
Wind speed may rise up to 50 kmph at times in Northern and North-central provinces and in the Puttalam, Trincomalee and Hambantota Districts.
The Met Department said that showers or thundershowers may occur at times in the sea area extending from Puttalam to Hambanthota via Colombo and Galle while showers or thundershowers may be experienced at a few places in the other sea areas around the island particularly in the evening or night. Winds will be South-westerly and the speed will be between 30 and 40 kmph in the sea areas around the island.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 26, 2019 18:46