More rains can be expected over the island particularly in the Northern, Eastern and North-Central provinces from Saturday because of a lower atmospheric depression, the Department of Meteorology said today.
Duty Meteorologist Malith Fernando told Daily Mirror that the rains may even result in floods.
Meanwhile, in its weather forecast for tomorrow, the department said showers or thundershowers would occur at times in the Eastern and Uva Provinces and in the Hambantota district.
“Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts after 2.00p.m.Heavy rains (about 75-100 mm) can be expected at some places particularly in the Ratnapura, Galle and Matara districts,” it said.
It said misty conditions could be expected at some places in the Western, North-Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central Provinces during the morning. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)