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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).

Showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and heavy falls about 50 mm are likely in some places.

Several spells of showers are likely in other parts of the country as well.

Gusty winds up to 40 – 50 kmh are expected in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces, the Met Department added.