Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) –  Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Northwestern provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places in these areas.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places elsewhere.

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

Wind speed can be increased up to (50-60) kmph at times over the island particularly in the western slope of central hills, Northern, North-Central ,North-Western, Southern and Western provinces.

Wind speed can be increased up to (60- 70) kmph in the sea area extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota. These sea area will be rough to very rough at times.

Naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the sea areas and those who are currently positioned within this area are advised to move on to a safer locations until further notice.

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