Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 27 May 2023 by the Department of Meteorology
Several spells of showers will occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. A few showers may occur in Central and North-Western provinces.
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces during the evening or night.
Winds will be south-westerly over sea area around the island and speed will be (20-30) kmph. Wind speed may increase up to (40-45) kmph at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.
The sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Kankasanthurai via Mannar and from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be fairly rough at times. The other sea area around the island will be slight to moderate.
General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.
Source:: The Island