Heavy rains in next few days

Published : 12:02 am  May 15, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Yohan Perera 

The Meteorology Department yesterday forecast heavy showers exceeding 100 mm in several areas during the next few days.    


Showers exceeding 100mm is expected in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva and Western Provinces and in the districts of Polonnaruwa and Vauniya especially during afternoon.   

Showers are are also expected in the Western and Southern Provinces and in the Puttalam district during the morning.  

The Met Department said misty conditions can be expected at some places in the Sabaragamuwa and Central Provinces during the morning.  

Meanwhile, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the risk of surging seas continued off the coastal belt extending from Puttalam to Batticloa via Colombo and Galle. It said waves may rise to 2 to 2.5 metres in height with heavy winds of some 80kmph were also expected in the sea areas.