Ongoing heavy rains to gradually decrease from today


Prevailing heavy rain weather in the southwestern part of the island is expected to reduced gradually from today (5).

Showers will occur today at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts while fairly heavy rainfalls above 50 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Several spells of showers may also occur in Northern, North-Central and North-western provinces.

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