Heavy showers expected across the island

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Showers or thundershowers are expected today (25) in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Northwestern provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Moreover, fairly heavy showers above 50 mm may occur at some places in the Sabaragamuwa province and in the Galle, Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts, while, heavy showers are likely in the Uva province and in the Ampara and Batticaloa districts towards the evening.

Fairly strong winds about 50 kmph can be expected at times in the western slopes of the Central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in the Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.

The Department requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.