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11th May 2018
Winds to reduce from midnight today
Prevailing windy condition over the island and in the sea areas around the island is expected to reduce gradually from tomorrow.
Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Southern and North-Western provinces.
Strong gusty winds up to 60 kmph can be expected over the island particularly in Western, Southern, Central, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and Monaragala District.
Prevailing strong windy condition in the sea areas around the island is expected to reduce gradually during next few days.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at several places in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle.
Winds will be south-westerly in direction in the sea areas around the island and wind speed will be 35-45 kmph.
Sea area extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Mannar and Kankasanturai and the sea area extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be rough or very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times.
Other sea areas can be rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 50-60 kmph at times.
Naval and fishing communities are requested to be vigilant in this regard.
Courtesy : www.news.lk
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