Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 01 June 2023 by the Department of Meteorology
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern Provinces. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm are likely at some places in Galle, Matara and Kalutara districts.
Several spells of showers will occur in Northwestern provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur in Central, Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night.
Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Pottuvil to Hambantota and up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.
The sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanthurai to Pottuvil via Mannar, Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota will be rough at times.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.