Depression moving towards Bay of Bengal


The met department states that the depression in the Bay of Bengal is now located about 350 km to the Northeast of Jaffna and it is expected to move north-westwards towards Tamilnadu coast.

The showery and windy conditions are expected to continue over the Eastern and Northern parts of the country and in the sea areas off the Northern and Eastern coasts.

The sea area off the northern and eastern coasts can be rough and dangerous at times.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-Central and Eastern provinces.

Duty Meteorologist Srimal Herath stated that Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely at some places.