Cold weather to last for few more days
COLOMBO: The prevailing wintry weather condition is expected to
prevail for a few more days, metrological authorities said.
Frost appeared in Nuwara Eliya after several years. The Metrological
Department said the temperature level and humidity were lower which
resulted in bringing down the temperature to nil in Nuwara Eliya.
January is generally one of the harshest winter months in the
Northern hemisphere and the effects are felt even in more temperate
The Metrological Department also stated that winds blowing from the
East will change the current wintry weather into rainy weather. Light
showers will fall in the South East and Hambantota areas.
Rainy weather is likely to remain until March.