Heavy rains in several areas today as well



Showers will occur at times in Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces and in Puttalam, Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara Districts today, the Department of Meteorology said.

It said fairly heavy showers of above 50mm are likely at some places in Kalutara, Ratnapura, Galle and Matara Districts.

Several spells of showers may occur in Hambantota and Kurunegala Districts.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva Province and in Batticaloa, Ampara districts during the evening or night.

Fairly strong winds of about 40-45 kmph can be expected at times in western slopes of the central hills, Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota Districts.

The department requested the people to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.


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