Weather advisory issued for severe lightning

Weather advisory issued for severe lightning

January 24, 2023   06:25 pm

The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for severe lightning for several provinces and districts. 

Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night. 

Heavy showers above 100 mm can be expected at some places, it said.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

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