Jul 02, 2022

Swell waves in several areas! (Pics)

Due to the strong wind and rough seas, swell waves have been reported from several areas of the island.

The strong waves had come ashore at several places in Dehiwala, Ambalangoda and Galle.

Accordingly, the sea waves had even reached the Galle-Colombo main road from Akurala, Kahawa, Thelwatta and as a result the traffic on the road was disrupted.

Meanwhile, the Meteorology Department issued a red alert about the sea areas from Puttalam to Pottuvil through Colombo, Galle, Hambantota.

The Department of Meteorology has issued a red alert about the sea areas from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota.

Due to the onset of the southwest monsoons, the wind speed may increase to 60 to 70 kilometers per hour in those sea areas from time to time, according to the announcement.

The alert states that the seas could get very rough at times and that the waves could rise to between 2.5 meters to 3.5 meters at times.

(Pics - Accident 1st)

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