More rains predicted | Sunday Observer

More rains predicted

The Department of Meteorology has predicted more rain in the Matara district today. Issuing a weather warning, the department yesterday said heavy rainfalls of over 75mm are expected in the Matara district as well as areas in the Sabaragamuwa province, Kalutara and Galle districts.

The warning comes at a time where the National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued an early landslide warning for the Matara district.

The NBRO warning was later extended to the Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura districts yesterday afternoon, due to the heavy rainfall being experienced. The NBRO has urged residents in the areas to be mindful of power failures and landslides.

Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology has also predicted possible rain in the Central and the North Western Provinces. According to departmental sources, certain areas in Hambantota, Colombo and Gampaha may receive showers during the day as well.