Weather forecast issued at 05.30 a.m. on 20 March 2023 by the Department of Meteorology
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most parts of the island during the afternoon or night.
Showers may occur in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts during the morning as well.
Fairly heavy showers above 50mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Uva, North -Central and Eastern provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.
Winds will be southerly to south-westerly and wind speed will be (20-30) kmph.
The sea areas 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.