A sudden change in the weather this evening resulted in strong winds and heavy rain being experienced in parts of the country.
Sea water came inland and flooded parts of the Galle Road in Thelwatta, Peraliya, Kahawa and the surrounding areas.
Sea sand and stones were also washed ashore in some areas disrupting traffic.
The authorities cautioned motorists while some roads were also temporarily closed for light vehicles. (Colombo Gazette)