Showers to further enhance, Met. Dept. says
(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – The Department of Meteorology forecasted today (04) that the prevailing showery condition is expected to enhance due to the low-level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Southern Sri Lanka.
Accordingly, the showery condition is expected to enhance over Central, Eastern, North-Central, Northern, Uva Provinces particularly during 04 and 05 December. Cloudy skies can also be expected over the island.
Meanwhile, showers or thundershowers will occur in Eastern, North-Central, Northern, Southern, Uva Provinces, and in Kurunegala District, and elsewhere after 1.00 PM.
Very heavy showers above 150 millimetres are likely at some places in Ampara, Badulla, Batticaloa, Mullaitivu, Monaragala, Nuwara Eliya, and Trincomalee Districts, while heavy showers above 100 millimetres are likely at some places in North-Central, Sabaragamuva, Southern and Western Provinces and in Anuradhapura, Colombo Galle, Gampaha, Hambanthota, Jaffna, Kandy, Kaluthara, Kegalle, Mannar, Matale, Matara, Polonnaruwa, Ratnapura, and Vavuniya Districts.
Furthermore, fairly strong gusty winds up to 55 kilometres per hour can be expected over the island particularly in Central, North-Central, North-Western, Southern, and Uva Provinces, the forecast added.