Rains across the island


Several spells of showers will occur today (16) in Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya, Kandy, Galle and Matara districts.

Showers or thundershowers may also occur at a few places in Uva and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or night.

Meanwhile, strong winds about 40 kmph can be expected at times in the western slopes of the Central hills.

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