The Department of Meteorology says the low pressure area over the South-West Bay of Bengal and the adjoining South-East Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further in to a depression during the next 24 hours and move west-northwestward off the east coast of Sri Lanka during the next two days.
The Department said cloudy skies can be expected in the Northern, North-Central, Eastern, Uva and Central provinces.
The Met. Department predicted showers in the Northern, North-Central, Eastern, Uva and Central provinces with heavy showers above 100mm in the Eastern, North-Central and Uva provinces and in Matale district.
The Department predicted showers elsewhere during the evening or night with fairly heavy showers above 50mm in the Sabaragamuwa province and in the Galle and Matara districts.