The sea areas off the coast extending from Pottuvil to Puttalam via Galle will be rough at times. It also said that there will be showers or thundershowers at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Hambantota to Puttalam via Galle.Winds will be South-westerly direction and speed will be 20 – 40 km/hr. The speed may increase up to 50-60kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Pottuvil to Puttalam via Galle. It said that there will be showers or thundershowers in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces during the day. “General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning activities,” the Department of Meteorology said. The Department of Meteorology has warned of severe lightning as heavy rain continues around the island.The Department of Meteorology said that showers or thundershowers will develop at several places over most provinces of the Island today.
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