Rains and winds to enhance during next few days – Met Dept


The Department of Meteorology says the showery and windy conditions in the country are likely to enhance in the western and southern sea areas and over the southwest quarter of the island during the next few days with the strengthening of Southwest Monsoon.

Showers or thundershowers will occur today (01) at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northern and North-Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places in aforesaid areas.

Several places in Uva province and in the Ampara district will also experience rain during the afternoon or night.

Meanwhile, strong winds of about 50 kmph can be expected at times along the western slopes of the Central hills and in the western and Southern provinces.