Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, says the Department of Meteorology.
Fairly heavy showers above 50mm can be expected at some places.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at few places in Eastern and Uva provinces especially in the evening or night.
Showers or thundershowers can be expected in the Northern province in the morning too.
The Met. Department has requested the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August to 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (04th) are Ja-Ela, Thawalanthenna, Baduluwewa and Vinayagopuram about 12.09 noon.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the island.
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 60 kmph at times in the sea areas extending from Kankesanturai to Puttalam via Mannar and in the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
The sea areas extending from Kankesanturai to Puttalam via Mannar and the sea areas extending from Galle to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be rough at times.
Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers. – ada derana