Strong winds to continue today


Strong winds at times can be expected to continue over the Island (up to 50-60 kmph) and in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Colombo via Puttalam and Hambantota to Batticaloa via Pottuvil (up to 60-70 kmph), the Department of Meteorology states.

Light showers will occur at few places in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and Northern provinces and in the Galle district.

The department added that thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Eastern province after 2.00 p.m.