‘Amber’ advisory for severe lightning, heavy rain
The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre has issued an ‘amber’ advisory for severe lightning and heavy rain effective until 8.00 am tomorrow (28).
It says thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning and heavy rain of more than 100 mm are likely at several places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western and Uva provinces.
There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.
The Centre requests the public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.