Monsoon conditions to establish over island

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Department of Meteorology stated,North-east monsoon conditions are getting establish gradually over the island.

Due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka, prevailing showery condition is likely to continue over the island during next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, Eastern, North-central and Uva provinces and in Hambantota district. Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere in the evening or night.
Heavy falls about 100mm can be expected at some places in Central, Eastern, Uva, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces.

Showers can be occur in the western and southern sea areas in the morning too.
Misty conditions may occur at some places in Central, Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces during the morning.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

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