Weather: Heavy rains expected

Published : 12:00 am  January 15, 2019 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Yohan Perera   

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) forecast heavy rains exceeding 100mm in some areas in the coming days.   


Heavy falls are expected in Central and Uva provinces and Batticaloa, Ampara and Polonnaruwa districts   

In addition, heavy showers and sudden roughness, associated with sudden increase of wind speed was forecasted in the sea off the coast extending from Pottuvil to Batticaloa.   

“There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity,” the forecast said.   
The active cloudiness in the skies above Sri Lanka was the reason given for changes in the weather patterns.