Monsoon condition establishing over Sri Lanka

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Northeast monsoon condition is gradually establishing over the country and is expected to be fully established by November 27, 2019. Therefore prevailing showery condition over the island (particularly in the Northern and Eastern parts of the country) is likely to enhance further from tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces and Hambanthota district. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere after 1.00 p.m.

Fairly heavy showers about 75-100 mm are likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Jaffna and Mullaitivu districts.

Wind speed can be increased up to (40-50) kmph at times in Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central, Southern and North-western provinces.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces during the morning.

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