Cyclonic storm Mora brings more rain and strong winds

Strong winds of around 80 kmph can be expected over the country (These wind conditions are especially expected over the western slope of the central hills) and surrounding sea areas. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western and Central provinces. Heavy falls above 100 mm can be expected at some places (Particularly in the Western slope of the central hills). The depression in the East-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ but is moving away from the island.Under it’s influence cloudy skies, windy and showery conditions are expected over the country, the Department of Meteorology said. read more