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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 expected in several places

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


Gusty winds and heavy rain expected

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


Showers expected in several areas

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and Northwestern provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts, the Department of Meteorology said today (17).


Showers to continue today

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and Northwestern provinces today, the Department of Meteorology said.


Strong winds to continue across island

e prevailing windy condition in the northern part of the island is expected to continue in the coming days, the Department of Metrology said today (12).


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 expected to increase further

Heavy rain and winds are expected to increase further tomorrow (08) as south-west monsoon is gradually establishing over the island, the Department of Meteorology said today (07).


Heavy rain and gusty winds expected island-wide

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces today (6), particularly after 2pm, the Department of Meteorology said.


Strong winds across southwestern coast

Heavy rains or thundershowers together with an increase in wind speeds of up to 70-80 kmh can be expected in the southwestern coastal areas from Colombo to Hambanthota via Galle, the Department of Meteorology said.