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Showery weather condition over the island expected to enhance further

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor December 18, 2019 18:58

Showery weather condition over the island expected to enhance further

The Met Department announces that showery condition over the island, particularly in Northern, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Polonnaruwa district is expected to enhance further.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, Eastern, North-Central, Uva and Central provinces and in Hambanthota district. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 2.00 p.m. Light showers may occur in western and North-western provinces in the morning too.  Heavy falls about 100-150 millimeters are likely at some places in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya, Matale, Polonnaruwa and Mullaitivu districts.

Fairly heavy falls about 75-100 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Kandy, Hambanthota and Galle districts.  Wind speed can be increased up to 50 Kilometres per hour at times in North-Central, North-western, Central and Uva provinces and in Hambanthota district. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning. General public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor December 18, 2019 18:58