Weather Today (2) The low-pressure area still persist in the Bay of Bengal

Weather Today (2) The low-pressure area still persist in the Bay of Bengal- BPN TODAY

According to the weather forecast issued by the department of meteorology for 2, March 2022, the low pressure area still persist in the South-west Bay of Bengal and the adjoining South-east Bay of Bengal. It is likely to intensify further and move west-northwestward towards the east coast of Sri Lanka during the next few days.

Under the influence of the aforementioned low pressure area, Showery condition in Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Matale district is expected to enhance from tonight (02) to 04th March.

Cloudy skies can be expected in the Eastern, Uva and Central provinces.

Showers will occur at times in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Matale, Nuwara-Eliya and Polonnaruwa districts. Fairly heavy showers above 75 mm can be expected at some places in the above areas.

Several spells of showers will occur in Northern province and in Kandy, Hambantota and Anuradhapura districts.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts during the evening or night.

Wind speed can increase up to (40-50) kmph at times in Northern, North-Central, Eastern, North-Western and Uva provinces, Eastern slopes of the central hills and in Hambantota district.

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