Possibility of hail showers: Met Dept

Published : 8:00 am  May 9, 2017 | No comments so far |  |  (93) reads | 

By Kalathma Jayawardhane   
The Department of Meteorology yesterday said there was a possibility of hail storm in the afternoon followed by thunder showers in most of the provinces across the country.  

Duty Meteorologist Kasun Pasquel told the that showers could be expected in the coastal area of Southern and Western Provinces during the morning as well.  

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“There is a possibility of ice rains during the thunder showers. Fairly heavy rain fall can be expected at some places particularly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western, North-Central and Southern Provinces,” he said.  
He said there may be temporary strong winds during thunder showers.