Colombo, Nov. 28 (Daily Mirror)- The showery weather conditions across the island are slated to intensify, commencing tomorrow (29), owing to an atmospheric disturbance lingering over the Southeast Bay of Bengal sea area, according to the Department of Meteorology.
Accordingly, forecasts indicate the likelihood of heavy showers exceeding 100 mm in specific locales within the Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva Provinces, as well as the Kalutara district.
Besides, showers or thundershowers are predicted to occur in various locations across the remaining provinces of the island after 1:00 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology stated that a low-pressure system has emerged over the south Andaman Sea and adjacent southeast Bay of Bengal. Projected to track in a west-northwest direction, it is expected to intensify into a depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal around November 30, 2023.
As such, communities residing in naval and fishing zones within the deep Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea areas are urged to exercise vigilance.
The fishing and naval communities are also advised to closely monitor forthcoming forecasts issued by the Department of Meteorology for updates on the evolving weather situation.
The Nawakiriaru Tank in Ampara reported the highest recorded rainfall, reaching 118.0 mm during the last 24 hours.