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Heavy rains in five districts

Heavy rainsWithin the past 21 hrs very heavy showers were reported from Southern and Sabaragamuwa provinces (Rathnapura meteorological station received a heavy rainfall of 196.7 mm), Met Department says.


It said that heavy rains are reported from Ratnapura, Kegalle, Galle, Matara and Colombo districts.

outh-west monsoon conditions are establishing over the country. Hence Showery and windy conditions are expected to continue over the south-western part of the country.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Central and North-western provinces. Heavy falls (more than 150 mm) can be expected at some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places elsewhere in the afternoon (especially in the Eastern and Uva provinces).

Fairly strong winds (up to 50kmph) can be expected at times over the island.

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