Department of Meteorology says showery condition in Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces is expected to enhance from 02nd night to 04th March. Heavy rainfall above 100 mm can be expected at some places in these areas during this period.
Today, several spells of showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Matale district.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Galle, Matara, Ratnapura, Kaluthara and Nuwara-Eliya districts during the evening or night. Fairly heavy showers above 50 mm can be expected at some places.
Wind speed can increase up to 40 kmph at times in Uva and North –western provinces and in Batticaloa, Ampara, Hambantota and Matale districts.
The met department requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.