Weather foreczst issued at 05.30 a.m. on 08 May 2023 by the Department of Meteorology
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western, Southern and Northern provinces and in Trincomalee district.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere over the island particularly during the afternoon or night.
Strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times over western and southern coastal areas and in the western slopes of the central hills.
The sea areas off the coast extending from Colombo to Hambantota via Galle and Matara will be fairly rough and rough at times. The other sea areas around the island will be moderate.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers