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Thunderstorms predicted in several provinces and districts after 2 PM

ECONOMYNEXT-Thunderstorms and heavy showers are forecast by the Department of Meteorology mostly in the North-Eastern areas of the country.

An increase in wind speed is also to be expected.

According to the weather forecast published as of 5.30 AM this morning (24), by the Department of Meteorology showers and thunderstorms are to be expected in Central Province, Uva Province, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa and Mullaitivu districts after 2 PM today.

Spells of light showers are also expected in the Western Province, Sabaragamuwa Province and in Galle and Matara Districts.

The department further forecast an increase in wind speed up to 40 kph, at times in Northern Province, North- Central Province, North- Western Province, and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts. (Colombo/ Aug 24 / 2020)

Reported by Tharumalee Silva