Showers, strong winds likely today: Met Dept
The Department of Meteorology stated that showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the Uva, Eastern, North-central and North-western provinces and in the Hambantota, Mannar, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya and Matale districts after 2 p.m. today (27).
Fairly heavy falls above 50 mm can be expected at some places, particularly in the Uva province and in the Ampara district.
Showers may occur at a few places in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces, and in the Galle and Matara districts.
The Department requested the general public to take adequate precautions to minimise damages caused by temporary localised strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.