Today’s Weather Forecast: Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm are likely at some places.
Several spells of showers will occur in Central and North-western provinces.
Strong gusty winds about 50 kmph at times can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee, Hambanthota and Nuwara-Eliya districts and along the western slopes of the central hills.
Condition of Rain: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.
Winds: Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island and the wind speed will be (30-40) kmph.
Wind speed can increase up to (50-60) kmph in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil.
State of Sea: The sea areas extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and the sea areas extending from Hambanthota to Pottuvil will be rough at times.
The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.
There is a possibility that near shore sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle, may experiencesurges due tothe effect of swell waves, having 2.5 – 3.0 m height.