Weather shows signs of im­prov­ing

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY YOHAN PER­ERA

The pre­vail­ing show­ery con­di­tion in the North­ern, North­cen­tral and Eastern provinces is likely to re­duce in the com­ing days, as the low pres­sure area to the South-west of Sri Lanka is mov­ing away from the is­land, Depart­ment of Me­te­o­rol­ogy said yes­ter­day.

How­ever heavy falls above 100 mm can be ex­pected at some places in the West­ern, South­ern, Sabaraga­muwa, Cen­tral and Uva provinces.

Wind speed over the sea areas was ex­pected to be around 30-40 kmph while sea areas ex­tend­ing from Man­nar to Pot­tuvil via Colombo, Galle and Ham­ban­tota were fore­cast to be rough.

How­ever sev­eral areas ex­pe­ri­enced fairly heavy rains yes­ter­day with the rain­fall in Kilinochchi ex­ceed­ing 137.5 mm, Katu­nayake 93 mm, Jaffna 74 mm, Bat­ticaloa 75 mm, Galle

Wa­ter lev­els of most of the ma­jor rivers in the is­land were re­ced­ing ac­cord­ing to Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Cen­tre (DMC) ex­cept for Kalu Gana which was ris­ing. Peo­ple in the Mil­lakanda area were warned by the DMC to be vig­i­lant

85 mm, Ham­ban­tota 50 mm, and Ban­darawela 36 mm.

Wa­ter lev­els of most of the ma­jor rivers in the is­land were re­ced­ing ac­cord­ing to Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Cen­tre (DMC) ex­cept for Kalu Gana which was ris­ing. Peo­ple in the Mil­lakanda area were warned by the DMC to be vig­i­lant.

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