Winds, rain to batter parts of Sri Lanka

Winds, rain to batter parts of Sri Lanka

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) – The Department of Meteorology today (13) forecasted that the windy and showery condition in South-Western part of the island is to enhance to some extent.

Accordingly, there is a possibility for sudden increase of wind speed up to 70 kilometres per hour in Southern Province, up to 50 – 60 kilometres per hour in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western Provinces, and up to 40 – 50 kilometres per hour in North-Central Province and in Trincomalee District.

Furthermore, showers or thundershowers are expected to occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and North-Western Provinces, while heavy falls above 100 millimetres are likely at some places particularly in Sabaragamuwa and Central Provinces.

Light showers may occur in Mannar and Anuradhapura Districts, the Meteorology Department stated, adding that the showers or thundershower may occur at a few places in Ampara and Batticaloa Districts after 2.00 this evening.

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