The enhancement of afternoon thundershowers

35 ViewsWEATHER FORECAST FOR 17th October 2018 (Issued at 1200 noon on 16th October 2018) The enhancement of afternoon thundershowers to some extent over the Island can be expected.Showers or thundershowers will occur at most places over the island particularly after 2.00 p.m.Fairly heavy falls about 100mm can be expected at some places, particularly in Central, Uva, Sabaragamuwa, North-central […]

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Rainy weather throughout the island

41 ViewsDue to the low-level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, the prevailing showery condition is expected to continue over the island during the next few days, the Department of Meteorology stated. Showers or thundershowers will occur in the most parts of the island after 2.00 p.m. Heavy falls above 100 mm can […]

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Like earthquakes, a deadly Japan floods

73 Views As Tomie Takebe looked at the ruins of her flood-ravaged home in the Japanese town of Kurashiki, she struggled to say whether she would ever live there again. Record rainfall that unleashed devastating floods and landslides has killed at least 156 people in Japan, and many of those who survived face an uncertain future in […]

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