Showery condition is expected in the coming days over the island due to a disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, the Meteorology Department said today.
It said that showers or thundershowers would occur at times in the Eastern, Uva, Central and the North-central Provinces and in the Hambantota District.
“Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere particularly after 2 p.m.” it said.
Meanwhile, itr said heavy falls above 100 mm could be expected in some places in the Eastern, Uva, Central and the Sabaragamuwa Provinces and in the Galle, Matara, Kalutara and the Polonnaruwa Districts.
The Department said that fairly strong gusty winds between 40 to 45 kmph could be expected in Northern half of the island and in the Hambantota District as a result.
It also added that there could be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers therefore requested the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)