The department said that a disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka is likely to intensify further from tomorrow.
It is expected to be intensified gradually in to a depression and likely to move closer to Sri Lanka affecting the weather over the country and surrounding sea areas.
Under its influence strong winds and heavy rainfalls can be expected over the country and surrounding sea areas from the 15th to 18th May 2016. Very heavy rain falls are also expected particularly over the Southwestern part of the country. (Colombo Gazette)