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Windy condition over the island and the showery condition over the south-western parts are expected to enhance temporary to some extent from today (18) to 21 September.

Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Heavy rainfalls, above 100 mm are likely at some places.

Several spells of showers will occur in North-central province.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara district after 2.00 pm.

Strong gusty winds about (50-60) kmph can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central and North-western provinces, Trincomalee and Hambanthota districts and in the western slopes of the central hills.

Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Several spells of light showers may occur in North-western province.

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00pm.

Strong gusty winds about 50 kmph can be expected across the island, particularly in the Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambanthota districts.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity and localized strong winds during thundershowers.

Sri Lanka weather updates via MET. Sri Lanka Rains, Winds, Heat, Drought, Monsoon, Floods, Lightning, Cyclone, Tsunami, Earthquakes, Earth Tremors and Weather Updates and Alerts.

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The sun is expected to be directly over Sri Lanka starting from August 29 till September 7. Sun on it’s apparent march from the Northern hemisphere to the Southern hemisphere, will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during the period of August 29 to September 7, 2020.

The latitudes at which the Sun will be directly overhead, the closest towns corresponding to the given latitudes and the times at which the Sun will appear overhead are as follows.

Several areas including Trincomalee, Anuradhapura, would also experience hot weather and residents were warned to take extra precautions when they are out in the open in these areas.

Drink more WATER Potable water symbol to keep body cool and to avoid Dehydration as hot Weather continues.

Sri Lanka weather updates via MET. Sri Lanka Monsoon, Floods, Cyclone and Weather Updates and Alerts.

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Lightening Alert!

Increase in Thunder and Lightning activities during Thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.

Lightning ⚡ safety tips.
1️⃣ Seek shelter (indoors)
2️⃣ Avoid using wired telephones
3️⃣ Avoid open areas
4️⃣ Avoid using open vehicles
5️⃣ Do not swim

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Heat Weather Alert!

Heat index, the temperature felt on human body is expected to increase up to ‘Extreme Caution’ level at some places Sri Lanka. Drink more water to avoid dehydration. Follow below mentioned safety tips.

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Thundershowers / Heavy Rain Alert!

ACTION REQUIRED:

The Department of Meteorology advises that people should:

1. Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

2. Avoid open areas such as paddy fields, tea plantations and open water bodies during thunderstorms.

3. Avoid using wired telephones and connected electric appliances during thunderstorms.

4. Avoid using open vehicles, such as bicycles, tractors and boats etc.

5. Beware of fallen trees and power lines.

6. For emergency assistance contact the local disaster management authorities.

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