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Monday, June 20, 2016

Hydro-meteorological Highlights , 20, June 2016

Highlights : In the previous week, the highest rainfall was seen around Wennappuwa on the 12th as up to  90 mm while south western and north eastern sea regions experienced slight rainfall during 17th- 18th June. NOAA NCEP models predict up to 115 mm rainfall in south western region of the country during next week while WRF model predicts up to 125 mm rainfall in Kegalle district and surrounding regions on the 22nd. Up to 100 mm total rainfall is also expected around Colombo and Kalutara during 19th-24th June. North eastern sea region of the country shall be experienced a very heavy rainfall condition during  19th-24th June. NOAA CPC GFS model predicts 35 - 40 0C maximum temperature between western and southern coastal regions while lowest as 15-20 0C around Nuwara Eliya and hill country. The wind shall be increased in the next week. The models at both 850 mb and 700 mb levels predict 20 m/s of north westerly wind in the entire country except northern region during the week.

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