Gloomy weather across island


The Department of Meteorology says cloudy skies will prevail over most parts of the island today (09).

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, and fairly heavy showers above 50 mm may occur at some places in these areas.

Several spells of showers will also occur in Northern province and Anuradhapura district and at a few places in Uva and Eastern provinces during the evening or night.

Winds speed can increase up to 40- 50 kmph at times over the island particularly in the Western slope of the Central hills, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.