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Friday, June 23, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 22, June 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 36 mm of rainfall in Western regions of the country on 23rd and 24th of June.  
  •   Between 14-20 Jun: Rainfall up to 80 mm was recorded in Galle district on the 14th.
  •   From 4-10 Jun: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern and eastern coastal regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 11-17 Jun: up to 54 km/h, northwesterly winds were experienced by the whole island.
  •   Average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 15, June 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 36 mm of rainfall in Western coastal regions of the country on 16th of June.  
  •   Between 7-13 Jun: Rainfall up to 60 mm was recorded in Jaffna district on the 7th.
  •   From 4-10 Jun: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern and eastern coastal regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 6-12 Jun: up to 54 km/h, northwesterly winds were experienced by the whole island.
  •   0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the northern and northeastern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 7, June 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 36 mm of rainfall in Kegalla district on the 9th of June.  
  •   Between 31 May-5 Jun: Rainfall up to 90 mm was recorded in Ampara and Monaragala districts on the 5th.
  •   From 28 May- 3 Jun: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while Northern and Eastern coastal regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 29 May- 4 Jun: up to 72 km/h, northwesterly winds were experienced by the southern regions; and up to 36 km/ in the northern and central regions of the island.
  •   0.5 OCC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the western and southern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 1, June 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts total rainfall between 115-125 mm in Kegalle district from 31st May to 6th June.  
  •   Between 24-30 May: Rainfall more than 240 mm was recorded in Ratnapura, Galle and Matara districts on the 24th and also on the 25th in Ratnapura district.
  •   From 21-27 May: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while eastern and northeastern regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 23-29 May: up to 54 km/h, northwesterly winds were experienced by the southern and central regions; and up to 36 km/ in the northern regions of the island.
  •   Average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 25, May 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 125 mm of rainfall in Colombo and Ratnapura districts on 26th May. 
  •   Between 15-23 May: highest rainfall of 90 mm was recorded on the 18th in Colombo district.
  •  From 14-20 May: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern and northeastern regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •  From 16-22 May: up to 36 km/h, westerly winds were experienced by the southern regions; and up to 28 km/h northwesterly in the northern regions of the island.
  •  0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 17, May 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 36 mm of rainfall in Western region of the country on 18th and 19th of May. 
  •   Between 8-14 May: highest rainfalls of 160 mm were recorded on the 12th in Mullaitivu district.
  •   From 7-13 May: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern and northeastern regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 8-14 May: up to 18 km/h, southwesterly winds were experienced by the southern regions; and speeds less than 11 km/h in the northern and central regions of the island.
  •   0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 11, May 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 125 mm of rainfall in Gampaha and Puttalam districts on 12th May.  
  •   Between 3-9 May: highest rainfalls of 120 mm were recorded on the 7th in Anuradhapura districts.
  •   From 30 Apr-6 May: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern half of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 2-8 May: up to 11 km/h, Southeasterly winds were experienced by the eastern coastal regions; and speeds less than 7 km/h in rest of the island.
  •   Average sea surface temperature was observed in the western seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 4, May 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 65 mm of rainfall in Colombo and Puttalam districts on 6th May.  
  •   Between 26 Apr- 2 May: highest rainfalls of 100 mm were recorded on the 1st in Anuradhapura districts.
  •   From 23-29 Apr: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern half of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 25 Apr-1 May: up to 14 km/h, southwesterly winds were experienced by the southern regions; and speeds less than 7 km/h in the northern and central regions of the island.
  •   0.5 OC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the western seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 27, April 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 36 mm of rainfall in Western region of country on 27th of April 
  •   Between 19-25 Apr: highest rainfalls of 20 mm were recorded on the 24th in Kegalla, Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts.
  •   From 16-22 Apr: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern and northeastern regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC
  •   From 18-24 Apr: up to 18 km/h, northwesterly winds were experienced by the southern regions; and speeds less than 14 km/h in the northern regions of the island.
  •   Average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 21, April 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 35 mm of rainfall in Colombo district on 21st of April.
  •   Between 12-18 Apr: highest rainfall of 60 mm was recorded on the 12th in Colombo district.
  •   From 9-15 Apr: minimum temperature of 15 0C was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while northern regions of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 0C.
  •   From 11-17 Apr: up to 18 km/h, northeasterly winds were experienced by the southern regions, and speeds less than 7 km/h in the northern and central regions of the island.
  •   Average sea surface temperature was observed in the seas around Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 6, April 2017

Highlights:

  •  The NCEP Model predicts the total rainfall up to 45-55 mm in Kandy district on 5 th April to 11 th April.
  •   Between 28 Mar-3 Apr: highest rainfall of 90 mm was recorded on the 29th in Gampaha and Kegalla districts.
  •   From 26 Mar-1 Apr: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while Vavuniya and Anuradhapura districts recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 28 Mar-3 Apr: up to 14 km/h, Southeasterly winds were experienced by the Northern regions, and speeds less than 11 km/h in the central and southern regions of the island.
  •   0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the Northern and Eastern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 30, March 2017

Highlights:

  •  The IMD WRF model predicts up to 125 mm of rainfall in Colombo district on 31st March. 
  •  Between 22-28 Mar: highest rainfall of 60 mm was recorded on the 27th in Ratnapura and Galle districts
  •  From 19-25 Mar: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while Puttalam and Kurunegala recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC
  •  From 21-27 Mar: up to 14 km/h, northeasterly winds were experienced by the northern regions, and speeds less than 10 km/h in the southern regions of the island
  •  0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the Northern and Eastern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 23, March 2017

Highlights:

  •   The NCEP model predicts up to 35 mm of rainfall in Kandy on 22nd March to 4th April.  
  •   Between 15-21 Mar: highest rainfall of 60 mm was recorded on the 15th in Gampaha district.
  •   From 12-18 Mar: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •   From 14-20 Mar: up to 11 km/h, northeasterly winds were experienced by the entire island.
  •   0.5 OC above average sea surface temperature was observed in the north and eastern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 16, March 2017

Highlights:

  •   The WRF model predicts up to 65 mm of rainfall in Matara District on 18th March. 
  •   Between 8-13 Mar: highest rainfalls of 140 mm were recorded on the 12th in Anuradhapura district and on the 13th on Vavuniya district.
  •   From 5-11 Mar: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC .
  •   From 7-13 Mar : up to 11 km/h south easterly winds were experienced by the entire island.
  •   0.5 OC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the northwestern seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 9, March 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts rainfall all over the country. Up to 125 mm of rainfall expected in Anuradhapura, Kandy and Ratnapura districts on the 11th. 
  •  Between 1-7 Mar: highest rainfall of 100 mm was recorded on the 3rd in Anuradhapura district.
  •  From 26 Feb- 4 Mar: minimum temperature of 15  OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35  OC.
  •  From 28 Feb- 6 Mar: up to 18 km/h south easterly winds were experienced by the entire island.
  •  0.5  OC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the northern and western seas of Sri Lanka.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 2, March 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 65 mm of rainfall in Ampara district on the 3rd. 
  •  Between 22-28 Feb: highest rainfall of 90 mm was recorded on the 28th in Hambantota district.
  •  From 19-25 Feb: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded fr om Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35  OC.
  •  From 21-27 Feb: up to 18 km/h north easterly winds were experienced by the entire island.
  •  0.5 OC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the northern and western seas of Sri Lanka

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 23, February 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 65 mm of rainfall in Kalutara district and 36 mm of rainfall in Southern region of country on the 24th. 
  •  Between 15-21 Feb: highest rainfall of 20 mm was recorded on the 18th in Lunugala region of Badulla distict.
  •  From 12-18 Feb: minimum temperature of 15  OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while Gampaha, Colombo and Kegalla districts recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35  OC.
  •  From 14-20 Feb: up to 36 km/h north easterly winds were experienced by the entire island.
  •   0.5  OC below average sea surface temperature was observed in the northern and western seas of Sri Lanka.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 16, February 2017

Highlights:

  •  The NOAA NCEP model predicts up to 25 mm of total rainfall in the Southern province during 15th–21st February. 
  •  Between 7-13 Feb: highest rainfall of 50 mm was recorded in Kilinochchi district on the 13th.
  •  From 5-11 Feb: minimum temperature of 15  OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while most parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35  OC.
  •  From 7-13 Feb: up to 18 km/h northeasterly winds were experienced by the entire Island.

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Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 09, February 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 35.6 mm of rainfall in Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura districts on the 10th.  
  •  Between 1-7 Feb: no rainfalls were recorded in any part of the island.
  •  From 29 Jan-4 Feb: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while most parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •  From 31 Jan-6 Feb: up to 14 km/h northeasterly winds were experienced by the entire Island.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 02, February 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 3.5 mm of rainfall in Northern and Eastern coastal regions of Sri Lanka on the 2nd and 3rd.  
  •  Between 25-31 Jan: highest rainfall of 120 mm was recorded in Hambantota district on the 26th.
  •  From 22-28 Jan: minimum temperature of 15  OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while North Central, Wayamba, Western and Southern Provinces of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35  OC.
  •  From 24-30 Jan: up to 25 km/h easterly winds were experienced by the entire Island.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 26, January 2017

Highlights:

  •  The WRF model predicts up to 124 mm of rainfall in eastern coastal regions of Sri Lanka on the 27th and 28th.  
  •  Between 17-23 Jan: highest rainfalls of 50 mm were recorded in Polonnaruwa district on the 20th and in Vakarai region on the 22nd.
  •  From 15-21 Jan: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •  From 17-23 Jan: up to 36 km/h north easterly winds were experienced by the northern and central regions of the island while southern regions received up to 24 km/h wind in same direction.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 11, January 2017


Highlights:

  •  The NCEP GFS model predicts no rainfall over Sri Lanka for next week.  
  •  Between 3-9 Jan: highest rainfall of 10 mm was recorded on the 3rd in Hambantota town.
  •  From 1-7 Jan: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •  From 1-7 Jan: up to 18 km/h north easterly winds were experienced by the entire island.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Weekly Hydro-meteorological Report, 5, January 2017


Highlights:

  •  The NCEP GFS model predicts no rainfall over Sri Lanka for next week.  
  •  Between 28 Dec–3 Jan: highest rainfall of 70 mm was recorded on the 31st in Ratnapura town.
  •  From 27 Dec–2 Jan: minimum temperature of 15 OC was recorded from Nuwara Eliya district while many parts of the island recorded a maximum temperature between 30-35 OC.
  •  From 27 Dec–2 Jan: up to 28 km/h north easterly winds were experienced in the southern and central regions of the island and speeds less than 20 km/h in the northern regions.

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