Republic Next Logo
Weather and Climate

Gusty winds and heavy rain expected

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Strong gusty winds up to 50 – 60 km/h are likely in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva and Northwestern province and in the west coast, the Department of Meteorology said today (20).

Strong gusty winds up to 50km/h are likely in the North Central and Eastern provinces.

The Met Department further said that showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Kandy, Nuwara – Eliya, Galle and Matara districts whereas several spells of showers will occur in Northwestern province and in Hambantota and Matale districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at some places in Uva province and Ampara and Batticaloa districts after 2.00 pm, the Met Department added.