Rains expected across the island today
Showers or heavy showers are expected in most parts of the island today (24), the Department of Meteorology said.
Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces and elsewhere, particularly after 2.00 pm.
Heavy rains exceeding 100 mm are expected in some areas in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and UVa provinces, the Met Department said.
Temporary strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected along with the thundershowers.
Issuing an advisory, the Met Department requested the public to take adequate precautions to minimise damages caused by lightning activity.