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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 speeds are expected to increase up to 55–65kmph in these areas.

Several spells of showers are expected to occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces.

The Met Department said that showers or thundershowers will also occur at several places in the Eastern, Uva and Central provinces and in the Polonnaruwa district after 2.00 p.m