Heavy downpour were reported many parts of the island last night. Minor floods were reported in some areas. Due to the low level atmospheric disturbances in the vicinity of Sri Lanka prevailing showery condition is expected to continue during next 16 hours particularly in the “high risk” districts mentioned in the map. Very heavy rainfalls above 200mm are likely at some places. Strong gusty winds up to 70 to 80 kmph can be expected during thundershowers.
- A draft of the 20th amendment to the constitution will be submitted to the cabinet
- The Programme of providing 100,000 employment opportunities aimed at eradicating poverty commences today