COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The Department of Meteorology says a significant increase in afternoon thunderstorm activity is expected from today.
The Met Department predicts showers or thundershowers in several places over most parts of the island after 2pm.
Heavy showers above 100 mm are likely at some places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Southern provinces.
It added showers or thundershowers may occur in the Eastern province and in the Mullaitivu and Hambantota districts during the morning too.
Meanwhile, the general public has been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.