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Cyclone Warning for Next 12 Hours

posted Dec 13, 2009, 2:51 AM by Suranuthan Sothiswaran
[ Issued at 1400 hours on 13th December 2009 ]

(Issued by Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology)

The cyclonic storm “WARD” was about 250 km East of Trincomalee at 1200 noon today(13th ) is likely to move closer to the Northern parts of the island and intermittent rain with strong winds will be experienced during the next thirty six hours especially in the Northern, North Central,

Eastern and North-western provinces. Heavy showers are also likely at some places.

Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces will also experience showers at several places and fairly strong winds.

Intermittent showers, strong winds and very rough conditions will be experienced in the northern and eastern seas and in the Gulf of Mannar.

The general public is advised to listen to latest updates issued by the Department of Meteorology.