COLOMBO (NewsRadio); Over 1,200 families in three districts have been affected by adverse weather conditions in recent days.
The Disaster Management Centre said 5,051 individuals have been affected by heavy rains and gusty winds.
According to the latest situation report by the DMC, 316 houses have been damaged due to bad weather.
Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology predicts showers or thundershowers at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces and in the Kandy and Nuwara-Eliya districts.
The Met Department said fairly heavy showers above 50mm can be expected at some places in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle, Matara and Puttalam districts.
Several spells of showers are likely in the Anuradhapura District. It added showers or thundershowers may occur in few places during the evening or night.
Meanwhile, fairly strong winds of about 40-50kmph can be expected at times in the Northern, North-central, and North-western provinces and in the Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.
The general public has been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.