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Heavy rain and strong winds to continue

Showers and strong winds are expected to increase over the island, particularly in the Southwestern parts as the South-west Monsoon is now established, the Department of Meteorology said today (10).

Showers or thundershowers are expected to occur in the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and Northwestern provinces.

Gusty winds upto 50 km/h are expected around the country whereas gusty winds upto 60 km/h are expected in the Central hills, Northern, North Central and Northwestern provinces.

Light showers can be expected in the Anuradhapura and Mannar districts, the Met Department added.