Alert for severe lightning, heavy rainfall
The Met Department has issued an ‘amber’ alert for severe lightning and heavy rainfall until early morning tomorrow (28).
It says thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Northwestern, Uva and North-Central provinces and in Mannar district.
Heavy showers of more than 100 mm can be expected at some places in these areas.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
The Department requests the public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning