Heavy showers island wide today as well


The met department states that under the influence of Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, the possibility for rain and lightning over the country is still very high.

Due to the active cloudiness associated with the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, sudden increase of wind speed up to 70 to 80 kilo meters per hour over and around the island is possible.

Heavy rain falls more than 100 mili meters are also expected at some places.

There will be showers at several places in the coastal area extending from Kankasanthure to Batticaloa via Trincomalee, during the morning as well.

Duty Meteorologist Malith Fernando stated that Showers or thundershowers will occur in the sea area extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo and Galle during the morning.