Bad Weather Advisory

7 February 2011 06:30 am - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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By Gandhya Senanayake

A ‘Bad Weather Advisory’ was issued by the Dept. of Meteorology today stating that rain or thundershowers with heavy rain falls (above 100mm) at some places could be expected in the Northern, North Central, Eastern, Uva and Central provinces and over Hambanthota District.

Overcast skies with some showers can be expected in other areas in the island today and tomorrow, the Dept. of Meteorology told Daily Mirror online. 

Further it was noted that a low pressure area was still affecting the weather over the island and that although it got better yesterday, more showers were expected in the coming two days.

The sea areas off the Eastern and Southern coasts will also be rough with occasional showers or thundershowers, this will affect fishing in the area, Dept. of Meteorology said. (Daily Mirror online)

  Comments - 14

  • maswedda Tuesday, 08 February 2011 08:08 AM

    um....not to be over optimistic but since they predicted this it's blazing sunshine in colombo - dont know about the rest of the country though

    managala Monday, 07 February 2011 11:17 AM

    typical day dreaming !

    A to Z Monday, 07 February 2011 11:30 AM

    ha ha!!! good one

    backstreet boy Monday, 07 February 2011 12:47 PM

    is this suppose to increase the sale of umbrella's or does the Govt have relief and protection plans for the people in those areas ?

    Tharaka Chanaka Monday, 07 February 2011 06:29 AM

    Hope the Chinese workers have been informed working along their port...

    mewan Monday, 07 February 2011 01:18 PM

    So now we have a new rain maker. Release Fonseka to stop rain. Jail him if we need rain. Ha Ha ha.
    Foneseka can be useful after all.

    Just Another Citizen Monday, 07 February 2011 06:43 AM

    I think this marks a historical day for the Sri Lanka Met Dept. First time they have issued a Bad Weather Advisory.

    lk Monday, 07 February 2011 07:24 AM

    Thank God...Dept. of Meteorology saying it is going to rain, so nothing to worry, it will not rain.... ;-) (I'm kidding)
    Pls pls pls Disaster Management Department, don't wait till the disaster happen to take action. Pls take the precautionary measures. The people of the above mentioned area is suffering a lot. Please do your duty in a proper manner.

    Ravana Monday, 07 February 2011 07:36 AM

    Way too late as usual !

    Ranjith Rajasooriya Monday, 07 February 2011 07:58 AM

    comming colour no good -hurry up and release fonseka

    Calm Monday, 07 February 2011 08:11 AM

    Hope the rains do not ruin the millions spent on the 'dream' city Hambantota.

    lankaputha Monday, 07 February 2011 08:50 AM

    Please, Release the war hero and do a public appology problem will be solved in two days.

    Justice Monday, 07 February 2011 09:04 AM

    Many more plagues will come, but the deaf and blind will not care !

    Casino Raja Monday, 07 February 2011 09:06 AM

    What about Cricket World cup ? Mother Nature, we don't want Duckworth-Lewis to decide please.


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