Prevailing showery conditions to continue

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Colombo (News 1st): The Meteorological Department noted that the northeast monsoon conditions are gradually establishing over the country. Therefore, they stated that the prevailing showery condition in the Northern and Eastern parts of the country is likely to continue further. Cloudy skies can be expected over the island.

It adds that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, Eastern, North-central, and Uva provinces and the Hambanthota district. According to the Met Department, showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere after 1.00 p.m.

Meanwhile, heavy showers about 100-150 mm are likely at some places in the Northern, Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces, particularly in the Batticaloa, Ampara, Polonnaruwa, Badulla and Trincomalee districts. Fairly heavy showers about 75-100 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central and Southern provinces.

Wind speed can increase up to 50kmph at times in Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central, North-western and Southern provinces and in the Trincomalee district.


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