Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 July 2023 by the Department of Meteorology
Showers will occur at times in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Several spells of showers will occur in North-western province and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in Uva and Northern provinces and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts during the evening or night.
Winds will be south-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph. Fairly strong winds about (40-45) kmph can be expected at times in Western slopes of the central hills, North-central province and in Puttalam, Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.
Wind speed may increase up to (50-55) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil and sea areas off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanthurai and Mannar.
The sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil and sea areas off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Puttalam via Kankasanthurai and Mannar will be rough at times. The sea areas off the coast extending Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle 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.