Heavy rains expected in several districts

Prevailing showery and windy conditions across the island are expected to continue till tomorrow (30) and may increase in intensity, the Met Department said today (29).

Occasional showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-Western provinces.

Issuing an advisory, the Met Department said that heavy falls of about 100-150mm are likely to occur in some areas in the Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura, Kegalle , Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts.

Fairly heavy falls above 50mm are expected in parts of the Kurunegala and Kandy districts, while several spells of showers are likely in the Anuradhapura, Mannar and Jaffna districts.

“Showers or thundershowers may also occur in parts of the Uva and Eastern provinces and in the Polonnaruwa district after 2.00pm,” the Met Department added.

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