COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The Department of Meteorology says the Northeast monsoon condition is gradually establishing over the island.
The Met Department accordingly predicts showers at times in the Northern, Eastern, Uva and North-Central provinces. It added showers or thundershowers can be expected at several places in the Western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night.
Fairly heavy showers above 50mm are likely at some places in the Northern, Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Polonnaruwa and Matale districts.
Meanwhile, the general public has been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.