Many areas receive 100mm of rain

1 March 2018 03:55 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Several areas in the country, particularly the Eastern Province, had received heavy rainfall, some over 100 mm yesterday (28), the Department of Meteorology reported.

Batticaloa received the highest rainfall of 129mm, while Kiran and several other areas received a rainfall of 100mm of rain. Bentotawatte received 60mm of rain, while Batuwangala had received 88mm of rain last morning.

“Showers were experienced in most areas of the country, except for the North yesterday,” a spokesman from the Department of Meteorology said. The showery conditions, brought on by an atmospheric disturbance, is expected to ease to some extent in the coming days.

“Showers or thundershowers are expected at times in the Northern, Eastern, Uva and the North-Central Provinces and in the Matale District. Thunderstorms will occur at several places in the Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa and North-Western Provinces and in Kandy and the Nuwara-Eliya Districts after 2 pm, he said. “Fairly strong gusty winds (40kmph) are predicted in the Northern, North-Central, North-Western Provinces and in the Hambantota, Matale and the Monaragala Districts,” he said.

Meanwhile, heavy rains were experienced in the Colombo District last evening. (Yohan Perera)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 1

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Bala Thursday, 01 March 2018 01:07 PM

    Wonder whether the Thai Rainmakers brought in by CEB were responsible or not ???


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Gotabaya Govt’s pre-emptive strike against LTTE Maaveerar Naal

November 27th 1989 was the day on which the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Adivasi community struggle to preserve 37,000 -year-old heritage

Sri Lanka’s indigenous Adivasi community—the Vedda people—have historic

Pad politics is back

In November 2019, in the run up to the Presidential election, Sri Lanka debat

ANYTHING FOR MONEY

Some unregulated online lenders are remotely taking control of phones of thos

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.