Heavy showers expected
The Department of Metrology says heavy showers about 100-150 mm are likely in Northern, Uva, Eastern and North-Central provinces after 1:00 pm today.
Heaviest falls are expected in the particularly in Batticaloa, Ampara, Jaffna, Polonnaruwa, Badulla, Trincomalee and Mannar districts.
“Fairly heavy showers about 75-100 mm is expected in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and Southern provinces. Also, wind speed is expected to rise up to 40-50 kmph at times in Central hilly areas such as Northern, North-Central, North-Western and Southern provinces and in Trincomalee District too”, Met Department added.
“Northeast monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the country. Therefore prevailing showery condition in the Northern and Eastern parts of the country is likely to enhance further particularly from tonight”.