Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy showers above 50mm can be expected at some places.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Uva province and in Batticaloa and Ampara districts particularly in the evening or night.
Fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in the western slope of central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August to 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (06th) are Kosgoda, Thawalama,
Condition of Rain: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. Showers will occur at a few places in the other sea areas around the island.
Winds: Winds will be south-westerly in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be (30-40) kmph. The wind speed can be increased up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai. The wind speed can be increased up to 50 kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Galle via Colombo.
State of Sea: The sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Mannar can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers. – Meteo
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