By:Isuru ParakramaColombo (LNW): Showery condition is expected to continue further over most parts of the island due to an atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, the Natural Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology issued an advisory warning.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-Western and Northern provinces and in the Galle, Matara, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts, and showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern and Uva provinces during the afternoon or night, the Department of Meteorology said in a statement today (07).
Strong winds about (40-50) kmph can be expected at times over western and southern coastal areas and in the western slopes of the central hills.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimise damages caused by temporary localised strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.Marine Weather:
A low-level atmospheric disturbance is over the South-east Bay of Bengal will gradually develop into a low-pressure area and then into a cyclonic storm in next few days.
Fishing and naval community are requested to be attentive to future forecasts issued by the Department of Meteorology in this regard.
Condition of Rain:
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas around the island.
Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-50) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Colombo to Hambanthota via Galle and Matara.
State of Sea:
The sea areas off the coast extending from Colombo to Hambanthota via Galle and Matara will be fairly rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.