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More rains expected, fishermen warned

Fairly heavy rains of about 75mm are likely at some places in Nuwara-Eliya, Kandy, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Galle and Matara districts, the Meteorology Department said.

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western Provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.

A few showers may occur in the Anuradhapura and Hambantota districts.

Strong gusty winds about (50-60) kmph can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-Central and North-Western Provinces, the Trincomalee and Hambantota districts and in the western slopes of the central hills.

Meanwhile, fishermen are informed that it will be dangerous to venture into the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota today as well. Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.

The sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via and Hambantota can be rough or very rough at times. The sea areas extending from Negombo to Mullativu via Puttalam, Mannar and Kankesanturai, can be fairly rough or rough at times. Other sea areas around the island will be fairly rough at times.