Heavy rains to reduce


Heavy rains are expected to reduce today (6).

The Department of Meteorology reported showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Several spells of showers may also occur in the Northern and North-central provinces.

A few places in Uva and Eastern province will also experience rain during the evening or night.

Strong winds about 50 kmph can be expected at times over the western slopes of the Central hills.

Due to its apparent southward relative motion, the Sun is going to be directly overhead Bentotta (Kalutara district), Pothupitiya (Rathnapura district), Bodagama (Monaragala district) about 12.09 noon.