Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Hydro-meteorological Highlights, 13, September 2016
Highlights :Dry weather conditions were experienced in the previous week from 5th-11th September. Slight rainfall of less than 10 mm were experienced by the north eastern sea on 6th , 7th and 11th. On 7th less than 10 mm of rainfall was experienced by the Northern Province, Kurunegala, Kandy and Polonnaruwa districts. On 8th up to 10 mm of rainfall was recorded in the south eastern and south western sea. On the 10th up to 10 mm of rainfall was experienced by the western province, Galle and Matara districts and the western sea. In the previous week minimum temperature was reported in Nuwara Eliya while the maximum temperature was recorded in the Eastern Coastal belt to be between 35-40 OC. Up to 55 km/h north westerly wind was experienced by the Uva, Southern and Sabaragamuwa provinces while the rest of the country experienced up to 36 km/h north westerly winds. In the week from 13th-19th mostly dry weather conditions are expected in the country. On 13th,14th and 17th between 10-20 mm of rainfall is expected in the western province and the western sea. Up to 55 km/h north westerly wind is expected in the southern half of the country while up to 36 km/h north westerly and south westerly winds are expected in the northern half of the country.