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Showery and windy condition expected over the island

There is a high possibility to enhance showery and windy conditions over South-western part and in central hilly areas of the island and over the North-western, Western, South-western and Southern sea areas till 20th July 2019. Cloudy skies can be expected over most parts of the island, said the Department of Meteorology.

Strong gusty winds up to (50-60) kmph are likely over the island particularly in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces, fairly strong gusty winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected elsewhere.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western, Southern and North-Western provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere.

Very heavy falls above 150 mm are likely at some places in Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts, Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places in Colombo and Gampaha districts.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.

General public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.


 

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