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.

Cyclone Alert ❗ Low Pressure is developing in Bay of Bengal and expected to be intensify into a Cyclonic Storm “ Burevi ” and to impact Sri Lanka and South India coming days (November30 to December 4). #CycloneBurevi #Burevi. Well-marked low over SE BOB and can concentrate into a depression next day or so. Low can become CS #Burevi before striking #SriLanka or S #TamilNadu around midweek. Another low can for near S Andaman Sea toward next weekend.

Second inter monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the country within next few days. Therefore, thundershowers accompanied by lightning are likely to occur, particularly during the evening or night.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in North-central, Eastern, Uva, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Hambantota, Mannar, Vauniya and Kurunegala districts after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm can be expected at some places.

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

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

Lightning Safety Tips Bakmaha Akunu
Lightning Safety Tips Sri Lanka

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.

Heat Weather Alert Sri Lanka
Heat Weather Alert Sri Lanka

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.

LATEST SRI LANKA WEATHER ALERTS VIA MET

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