Showers expected in several provinces

South-west monsoon condition has established over the country, stated the Meteorology Department.

Showers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts.

A few showers will occur in North-Central province and in Hambantota district.

Wind speed can be increased up to (50-60) kmph at times over the island and especially wind speed can increase up to 70 kmph at times in Western slope of the Central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
(Daily News)

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