Amber warning issued for severe lightening | Sunday Observer

Amber warning issued for severe lightening

7 March, 2021

The Natural Hazards Early Warning Center has issued an AMBER weather alert for severe lightening for the period until 10.30 p.m. today (07).

The advisory states that there may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. Also, fairly heavy falls above 75 mm can be expected at some places in Central,  Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western and Western provinces. 

The general public is requested to seek shelter preferably indoors and avoid using electric appliances during thunderstorms.

 For emergency assistance, contact the local disaster management authorities.