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Heavy rains expected today (14)

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Department of Meteorology announced that showers or thundershowers will occur at most places on the island after 2.00 p.m.Heavy showers of about 100 mm can be expected at some places in Southern, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces.Showers will occur particularly in the coastal areas of Northern, Eastern and Southern provinces during the morning too.The misty condition can be expected in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Central provinces and Galle and Matara districts during the morning.The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.Condition of Rain:Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in sea areas around the island.Winds:Winds will be North-easterly or variable in direction.

Wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.State of Sea:The sea areas around the island will be slight to moderate.Temporarily strong gusty winds and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers..

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