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The temperature of Colombo drops to 18.8 Celcius, the Met Department said. Also the temperatures of Nuwara Eliya and Batticaloa were reported 7.9 Celcius and 16.9 Celcius  respectively. The Met Department also expects unusual high rainfall for the next few months.

Meanwhile the Director General of Met Department G.B. Samarasinghe says cold weather situation experiencing these days is not new and it is to continue, he also advices the public to take precautions to save themselves from infections and illness




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  • loku podi guru Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:51 PM

    Nonsense.

    Darren Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:03 AM

    hope this will continue at least for another 2 months.

    suwantha Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:06 AM

    ascharya ascharya

    pasha Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:07 AM

    Thank you the Excellency for making air conditioned environment for all. you have done this within 6 years time. there is no other leader has done this so far. long life the Excellency

    Commonsense Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:16 AM

    May be another vacation for Sri Lankan calender. Winter vacation!?

    SK Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:17 AM

    Miracle of Asia...LOL!!!!

    Y-MA Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:19 AM

    Use helicopters to witness the beauty.

    anton Thursday, 13 January 2011 01:30 PM

    Hey, I just returned from Bangladesh, blaming the shivering cold (8 -12 C) throughout my 10 days stay in Dhaka, hoping some warm here in Colombo.

    Now look what happen!

    Oyage Sudu Kella Thursday, 13 January 2011 01:33 PM

    Bandara you must be one culprit. ha ha.

    Dishi Thursday, 13 January 2011 01:38 PM

    Is this the start of world end ( 2012 )..???

    Pathum Denipitiya Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:40 AM

    Folks dooms day getting closer..

    anton Thursday, 13 January 2011 01:42 PM

    Yeah that is why all our local Karl (1/4) Marxes are shouting these days!

    Tomasz Friday, 14 January 2011 06:01 PM

    Hi Guys!
    I'm arriving in Colombo on Thursday next week from Europe.Should I take my winter clothes?I beg for some advice.It supposed to be my tropical vacation and i payed for it.

    Jatz Friday, 14 January 2011 06:30 AM

    yeah, but will not save. You'll spend on space heating and hot water

    Fair N Square Thursday, 13 January 2011 03:40 PM

    What has MR got to do with nature? Dumbness....

    Maha.Kalu Friday, 14 January 2011 08:51 PM

    What a shame that Madam Jeena's girls are not available(or are they) to keep the Colombo VIP's warm.

    Fair N Square Thursday, 13 January 2011 03:44 PM

    I bet he meant choconut like Kandos has......em tiny lil ones........ LOL

    sl991 Thursday, 13 January 2011 09:25 AM

    hope it it will snow.....

    Dakshina Thursday, 13 January 2011 09:28 AM

    I love to put a jumper before going to work in Colombo. This is a dream come true.

    Diluk Thursday, 13 January 2011 09:35 AM

    Bad news for electriicity board, no air condition or no fans usage!!!!

    suranga Saturday, 14 January 2012 02:06 PM

    day time temp is 30 c
    So dont worry

    Thangus Thursday, 13 January 2011 09:56 AM

    So tell Nina not to change.

    sweet fire Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:12 AM

    2012 is real!!

    Thanuda Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:31 AM

    Ammoooo

    JK Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:57 PM

    It's nice... Cool Colombo....

    DHA Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:16 AM

    WOW.....Cool....!!!

    Yohan Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:16 AM

    I wish it will remain like this, could save on air conditioning !

    KD Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:36 PM

    My nuts are frozen too.

    DineshPerera Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:16 AM

    What are the chances of a few snowflakes here? (oh well I can dream.)

    Hasiya Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:19 AM

    wow! cooooooooooooooooool

    Managala Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:35 AM

    This is no fun some serious climate change world is going through something......

    rosh Friday, 14 January 2011 10:51 AM

    Chk in you refrigerator

    Citizen Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:20 AM

    I will come to Srilanka for skiing.

    spark Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:21 AM

    Ella Ella...nothing like a quarter in the evenings.

    Ever Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:23 AM

    Expecting a snow fall here in SL.. Awesome.....

    ramesh Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:27 AM

    Or maybe a half

    archis Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:28 AM

    No wonder ppl are well dressed and have coverd their bodies specially ladies!!!!all sri lankans can experience snow by this december :)

    malkanthi Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:28 AM

    Yap since this is a very unusual condition, this should drop till we witness snow in Colombo for the first time in the history of sri lanka.

    Ape Rata Thursday, 13 January 2011 09:14 PM

    After all the snow we had here, I wish i am there, i like when its colder than hot in Sri lanka. No sweating .I hate always Hot in COLOMBO,

    sampath Saturday, 15 January 2011 06:35 AM

    can anyone tell hw i can read wt sir arther c clark told abt this regard

    jojo Friday, 14 January 2011 11:40 AM

    bye bye nuwareliya

    thushi Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:54 AM

    cut them off

    Over the Top Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:57 AM

    The same as the moral of the people.

    saka Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:33 AM

    World's End.... 2012....

    #Pasindhu Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:35 AM

    Reminds me of the movie the day after tomorrow. I pray that will not happen and this weather will change back to the tropical aspect that we are famous for. For the sake of everybody in the country and the world

    muhammedh Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:39 AM

    Literally it is COLD ;-)!!

    Royalist Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:42 AM

    We are as cool as cucumbers...

    lankaputha Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:40 AM

    Why do we need a met department to say what has happened. They are suppose to say what will happen, at least 2 days ahead

    niranjan Friday, 14 January 2011 12:30 PM

    wear sweaters

    King Kong Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:44 AM

    Can eny one remember the Movi Day After Tomorrow?

    MagodisThuma Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:50 AM

    Snow on the coconut trees...Really beautiful !.

    Truth Exposed Friday, 14 January 2011 12:49 AM

    Wow, Colombo is like Bandarawela now....I love it.

    Charitha Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:55 AM

    this is really great,

    Tabo Tuesday, 29 November 2011 02:12 AM

    colombo is cool lovely

    Prabhath Patabendi Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:57 AM

    Stop your Air-conditions . As a country we can save a lot.

    bis Thursday, 13 January 2011 06:58 AM

    But do not forget it may hit over forty during August. This variation may cause many problems......

    xlntgson Thursday, 13 January 2011 11:24 AM

    We can live on manna and dews!

    TMA Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:00 AM

    I hope this climate continues :)

    Rajakumar Friday, 14 January 2011 01:28 AM

    Might as well start a farm of sheep to harvest wool?

    Ranesha Malini Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:03 AM

    C

    Well can we experience some Ice or even snow around
    Nuwera Eliya.

    michael Monday, 17 December 2012 11:59 AM

    during day time it is around 26-23 C and at night around 18-16 C. Winter clothes are not necessary cuz it isn't so cold

    I the Jury Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:03 AM

    Time to change the fashion trend ----- to winter clothes.

    Marlon Ferreira Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:03 AM

    Let it SNOW, Let it SNOW, Let it SNOW....................................

    adhil Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:11 AM

    maybe if a plane carrying coconut imports blasts in mid air

    R.Dias Thursday, 13 January 2011 11:42 AM

    No one seems to remember SIR ARTHUR C CLARK'S predictions about the weather in Colombo.

    R.Dias Thursday, 13 January 2011 11:51 AM

    The Tipplers will be happy.......Harry will be very happy.......and the Govt will be very very happy

    D Nanayakkara Friday, 14 January 2011 02:45 AM

    Blame it on weather terrorism ? What do you say Mr. Weerawansa.

    Appi ne owata

    R.Dias Thursday, 13 January 2011 11:52 AM

    Hai TB.........Ideal time to Ban the MINI SKIRT....meya

    Konde bendapu china Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:23 AM

    La Nina will change all

    Mahadana mutta Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:25 AM

    and Start your Heaters!

    Nutty Pro Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:29 AM

    Hell, my coconuts are freezing!!

    Shaquilla Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:27 AM

    Now comes out the winter collection... 18.8 and counting....

    Capt. Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:29 AM

    The Dawn of the ICE AGE............in SL?

    bandara Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:36 AM

    October 2011, there will be huge influx to the maternity wards in the hospitals…. :)

    Kani Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:23 PM

    Mad people, we need hot & sunny weather immidiatly

    Kani Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:25 PM

    Are you Mad, we need sunny Weather

    msilva Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:46 AM

    this is due to change of a cold wave in the sea. this is what happened in "day after tomorrow".....this will affect the sea level as well.

    Kani Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:28 PM

    Mad

    haresh Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:56 AM

    wow.............., i like the winter clothes idea.....but the best is seing snow on coconut trees .. will be such a new picture to us all....

    Ari Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:57 AM

    Enjoy the call weather, it's short-lived.

    DineshPerera Thursday, 13 January 2011 07:59 AM

    grow up!

    Hayes Thursday, 13 January 2011 08:01 AM

    There would be winter to come in the coming years but will never have snow unless some drastic changes take place


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