Showers will occur at times in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle, Matara, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya districts, says the Department of Meteorology.
Fairly heavy showers about 50 mm can be expected at some places.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 p.m.
Cloudy skies can be expected in the Northern province.
Fairly strong winds up to (40-50) kmph can be expected in western slope of the central hills, Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts.
The Met. Department has urged the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
Showers will occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo, Galle and Matara.
Winds will be South-westerly in the sea areas around the island. The wind speed will be (30-40) kmph and it can increase up to (50-60) kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota and Kankesanturai to Puttalam via Mannar. Wind speed can increase up to 50 kmph at times in the other sea areas.
The sea areas extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota and Kankesanturai to Puttalam via Mannar can be rough at times. The other sea areas will be fairly rough at times. – ada derana