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Possibility is still high for afternoon or evening thundershowers over most parts of the island

Weather Forecast for today: The possibility is still strong over most parts of the island for afternoon or evening thundershowers. Showers or thundershowers may take place in most parts of the island, particularly after 2 p.m.

In some places in the Central Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Western and Uva provinces and in the districts of Anuradhapura, Vauniya and Mannar, fairly heavy drops of about (75-100) mm are likely

Light showers can occur in the western and southern coastal areas as well as in the morning districts of Puttalam, Ampara and Batticaloa. Misty conditions can be predicted in the morning at certain places in the provinces of Sabaragamuwa, Central Uva and North-central.

It is kindly requested that the general public take adequate measures to minimize damage caused during thundershowers by temporarily positioned strong winds and lightning.

Marine Weather: Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the marine areas from Mannar via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota to Batticaloa. In some places in the sea areas from Negombo to Matara via Colombo and Galle, heavy showers can occur.

During the evening or night there will be showers or thundershowers at several places in the sea areas ranging from Mannar to Kankasanturai. In the sea areas around the island, winds will be south-west or variable in direction and speed will be (10-30) kmph.

During thundershowers it is possible to predict temporarily heavy rainy winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas.

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