Weather: Showers expected islandwide
Several spells of showers are expected to occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central Provinces and in the Galle and Matara Districts.
The Meteorological Department stated that showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva Provinces after 01.00 p.m. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm are likely at some places.
The Department advised the public to take adequate precautions to minimise damage caused by temporary localised strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.