The prevailing windy condition would likely to continue further and strong gusty winds up to 50 to 60 kmph can be expected over the island, the Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Meteorology Department warned.
It said strong gusty winds can be expected particularly in Central, Northern, North-central, North-western and Uva provinces and in Trincomalee, Ampara and Hambantota districts.
The warning has been issued for the period of 10 am today until 10am tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Disaster Management Centre (DMC) Deputy Director Pradeep Kodippili said a woman was killed yesterday when a tree fellon her at Akuressa in Matara.
Mr. Kodippili advised the public to be cautious of incidents of roof collapsing and tree falling due to the heavy winds. (TK)