Met.Dept. forecasts strong winds, rough seas | Sunday Observer

Met.Dept. forecasts strong winds, rough seas

The Meteorology Department has issued an advisory on strong winds and rough seas which is valid until July 24.

According to the advisory, " The possibility for heavy Showers or thundershowers and sudden roughness, associated with sudden increase of wind speed (up to 70-80 kmph) in the above given sea areas is high,due to the active cloudiness in thedeep and shallowsea areasextending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo,Galle and Hambantota”

According to the Department, the other sea areas around the island can be fairly rough at times.

The Department requests the Naval and fishing communities to be vigilant in this regard.