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Showers expected in several places

The possibility of afternoon thundershowers is particularly high in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces, the Department of Meteorology said today.


Winds and showers to continue

Windy and showery conditions in the southwestern parts of the island are expected to worsen to some extent, the Department of Meteorology said today (13).


Two spill gates of Laxapana reservoir opened

Two spill gates of Laxapana reservoir have been opened due to heavy rains received over the past few days, the Disaster Management Centre said today (12).


Wind speeds to decrease

The strong winds that were prevalent over the past few days are expected to die down from tomorrow (10), the Department of Meteorology said today (09).


Rough seas during thundershowers; naval and fishing communities warned

The seas extending from Puttalam to Mullaitivu via Kankasanturai will be rough at times today, the Department of Meteorology said, issuing a warning to fishing communities.


Wind speed drops, showers to continue

The high winds that hit many parts of the island last week are expected to be milder from Wednesday, the Department of Meteorology said today (22).


Riverine regions warned as waters rise

The Disaster Management Centre has urged the people living in low lying areas on both sides of the Kalu Ganga and its' tributaries in Ratnapura to be vigilant about floods.


Showers and winds increase till 19th July

Showers and winds are likely to increase in the Southwest of the country till the 19th of July 2019, the Department of Meteorology said today (17 July).


Showers expected across the island

Atmospheric conditions are favourable for showers or thundershowers in many parts of the island, the Department of Meteorology said today (10 July).


Showers expected in several places

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa province, Galle and Kalutara districts, the Department of Meteorology said today (24).


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