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* Naval and fishing communities warned of rough sea conditions
Sat, Oct 6, 2018, 08:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Meteorology Department today warned the Naval and fishing communities of the rough sea conditions and requested them to be extra vigilant.

The Meteorology Department said there is a possibility in the sea areas extending from Kalutara to Pottuvil via Galle and Hambantota may experience sea surges until the evening of 07th October 2018, due to the effect of swell waves, having 2.0-2.5 m height.

Heavy showers or thundershowers can be expected at sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Hambanthota via Puttalam, Colombo, Galle and Matara. Temporarily strong gusty winds and rough seas can be expected during thundershowers, the Department warned.

According to the weather forecast for tomorrow, October 7th, the prevailing showery condition is expected to enhance over the island during today and tomorrow.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the most parts of the island.

Very heavy falls about 150 mm can be expected at some places in the Central, Uva, Sabaragamuwa, North-western and Western provinces.

Heavy falls about 100 mm can be expected at some places in the North-Central and Southern provinces and in Mannar, Vavuniya districts.

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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