• Last Update 2021-10-17 14:40:00

SW monsoon activates, heavy rains forecasted


The active South-west monsoon condition will result in heavy rains in the coming days, the Meteorology Department warned.

Issuing weather advisory, the Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Department said showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Central and Northwestern provinces and in Galle and Matara districts

“Heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places in these areas. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers,” the Met Department advised.

Meanwhile, fairly strong winds can be expected in the Northern, North-Central and North-Western provinces and in Hambantota and Trincomalee districts as well. 

You can share this post!

  • Still No Comments Posted.

Leave Comments