Rain will occur from time to time

The Department of Meteorology announces that rain will occur from time to time in Weste , Sabaragamuwa and North-Weste provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and Matara districts.

Some places in Sabaragamuwa province and Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Kalutara districts received 50mm heavy rains.

Rest of the areas may experience rain or thundershowers at few places during evening or night.

In the weste slopes of the central hills, The department urges people to take necessary measures to reduce the dangers caused by temporary strong winds and lightning that may occur.

The announcement issued by the Department of Meteorology further states that the sun will be directly above the near latitudes of Sri Lanka from August 28th to September 07th during its apparent southward movement and today (04th) at 12:09 PM Talahena, Pindeniya, Arukwatta, Karagahawela and Kivulagama areas will be sunny.