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Slight showers forecast

The Meteorology Department forecasts slight showers in the Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern Provinces today (6). Showers or thunderstorms may occur at few places in the Uva, Eastern and Northern Provinces in the evening or night.

The Met Department forecasts wind of up to 40 kmph at times over the island, particularly in western slopes of the Central hills and Northern, North-central, North-western Provinces and in the Hambantota District.

Showers may occur at several places in the sea areas from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.

The sea areas from Galle to Batticaloa via Hambantota can be rough at times. The other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

Winds of 30-40 kmph will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. The department forecasts wind of 50-60 kmph in the sea areas from Matara to Batticaloa via Hambantota and from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankesanturai.

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Showers expected in several provinces (06:51)

Several spells of showers will occur in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces, stated the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva, Eastern and Northern provinces in the evening or night. Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times over the island, particularly in western slopes of the Central hills and Northern, North-central, North-western provinces and in Hambanthota district.


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