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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 21 May, 2015


Highlights:


Relatively high rainfall was observed during 12th- 18th May 2015 in Sri Lanka. Heavy rainfall was observed in Vavuniya and Puttalam districts during this period. The rest of the country received up to 30 mm rainfall as well. NOAA models predict a continuation in high rainfall during the next two weeks
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 14 May, 2015


Highlights:


AA rainfall around 10 - 130mm rainfall was received throughout the week in entire country during 6 th May to 12 th May 2015. In the first two days of the week the rainfall was around 10-30mm and Kurunegala, Matale and Vavuniya districts received the highest rainfall of 130mm in the end of the week. The entire country received heavy rains on 10 th May and the heavy rains were gradually increased up to 30-40mm in northern region while the central and southern region of the country received the average rainfall of 10-20mm. NOAA predicts a continuation of high rainfall in Sri Lanka in the next two weeks.
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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 7 May, 2015


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Around 15- 20 mm rainfall was observed throughout the country during 29th April to 5th May 2015. A random increase and decrease in rainfall was observed during this period. Above average rainfall was observed throughout the country during April except in north eastern regions of the country. NOAA predicts a continuation of high rainfall in Sri Lanka in the next two weeks.
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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 30 April, 2015


Highlights


The entire country received heavy rainfall during 22 nd - 28 th April but not continuously. Mre rainfall was observed on the western side of the country compared to the eastern side. Heavy rainfall is once again predicted in the region around Badulla by IRI CFS models. The MJO remained in a weak state for the third continuous week and therefore shall not influence the rainfall in Sri Lanka.
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 23 April, 2015


Highlights


Heavy rainfall continued in the western side of the country with Kaluthara and Galle districts receiving more than 250 mm rainfall in the past week. In addition to this Kurunegala, Puttalam, Colombo, Gampaha, Kegalle districts also received heavy rainfall. According to NOAA predictions the south western regions shall receive more rainfall in the next two weeks.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 16 April, 2015


Highlights


Heavy rainfall was observed in Sri Lanka in South western and Mannar regions which reached up to 140 mm in magnitude. NOAA models predict very heavy rainfall in the next 6 days in Badulla region.
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Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 09 April, 2015


Highlights


Heavy rainfall continued during the previous week with the highest rainfall observed in Puttalam and Kurunegala. Rainfall shall continue in the next week with more rainfall on the western side of the country. IMD WRF model predict heavy rainfall in the next two days while the NOAA NCEP model predicts a low amount of precipitation in the next 14 days.
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