May 29, 2017

MORA moving away from SL

The Cyclonic storm ‘MORA’ in the east central Bay of Bengal is moving away from the island the Met. Department said.

However, the deparment says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western and Central provinces.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Northern and North-central provinces and in the Trincomalee districts, they add.

Meanwhile, fishermen are warned about sea winds which could run upto 70-80 kmph.

At the present, the death toll due to the adverse weather conditions has increased to 169 while 112 persons have been reported as missing.