Prevailing showers to enhance | Sunday Observer

Prevailing showers to enhance

30 August, 2020

The showery condition is likely to enhance to some extent over the island during next few days from tomorrow (31 August), stated the Meteorology Department.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Eastern provinces and in Mullaitivu district after 2.00 pm.

Light showers are likely in Western province and in Galle and Matara districts.

Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times over Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Hambantota district.


General public is requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity and localized strong winds during thundershowers.

On the apparent southward relative motion of the sun, it is going to be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during 28th of August to 07th of September in this year. The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is overhead today (30) are Talvupadu, Mannar, Mundumurippu and Tennamaravadi about 12.10 noon.