Heavy rain expected till Tuesday owing to southwest monsoon

Due to active southwest monsoonal conditions, showery weather is expected  to continue till Tuesday 27th June in the south western parts of the country with heavy rain expected in the Kegalle and Kalutara districts, the Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology said today.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.

Heavy showers (about100 mm) can be expected at some places, particularly in Kurunegala, Kegalle, Rathnapura, Kaluthara, Gampaha, Colombo and Galle districts.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.  (Colombo Gazette)