The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Meteorology Department this morning (20th May) issues a heavy rain and lightning advisory for the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Central provinces as well as the districts of Galle and Matara.
The met department forecasts very heavy falls about 150mm in the Sabaragamuwa province and heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places in other above-mentioned areas. The met department has also noted that due to the active cloudiness in the sea area to the West, South-west and South of Sri Lanka, Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.
The possibility for sudden roughness, associated with a sudden increase of wind speed in the sea areas in the above sea area is high.Sea area extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and from Matara to Potuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase u
Weather Forecast for Main Cities Date : 20-May-2018
Temperature (0C) Relative Humidity (%) Weather
City Max Min Max Min
Anuradhapura 31 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Batticaloa 32 24 95 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Colombo 28 25 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Galle 27 25 95 80 Showers or thundershowers at times
Jaffna 32 27 90 65 Several spells of light showers
Kandy 28 20 95 75 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Nuwara-Eliya 19 13 95 85 Showers or thundershowers at times
Ratnapura 29 23 95 75 Showers or thundershowers at times
Trincomalee 32 24 95 70 Showers or thundershowers after 2.00p.m
Mannar 31 27 90 70 Showers or thundershowers