WEATHER

Showers in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces

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Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 11 May 2023 by the Department of Meteorology

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces. Fairly heavy showers about 75 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Several spells of showers will occur in the Northern province and at several places elsewhere over the island particularly during the afternoon or night.

Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and speed will be (30-40) kmph.  Wind speed may increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota and in the sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam, Mannar, Kankasanthurai and Mullaitivu.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara and Hambantota and sea areas off the coast extending from Chilaw to Trincomalee via Puttalam, Mannar, Kankasanthurai and Mullaitivu will be rough. The other sea areas around the island will be fairly rough.

 

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