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Heavy showers predicted

The Meteorology Department predicted heavy showers above 100 mm at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western Provinces and in Galle and Matara districts during the evening or night today.

The public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

“A few showers will occur along the coastal areas in the Eastern and Northern Provinces in the morning too. Misty conditions can be expected at some places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva Provinces and in the Galle and Matara Districts during the morning,” the weather bulletin stated.

“The sea areas around the island will be slight. Sea areas can be fairly rough during thunder showers,” it added.