Fishermen advised not to venture out to sea
The Department of Meteorology advises fishermen not to venture out to deep and swallow seas due to prevailing weather conditions.
Fishermen are advised to avoid the seas off the coast extending from Galle to Kankasanturai via Batticaloa and Trincomalee until further notice.
The Met Department further requests fishermen active in other areas to be on the lookout for future advisories issued by the department.
Wind speeds will be 50 – 60kmph in the seas around the island from tomorrow (30) morning onwards, while gusts of up to 70 – 90 kmph can also be expected.