Weather Alert : Fair weather expected in most areas today

Mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts of Sri Lanka today, according to the Department of Meteorology.

Misty conditions can be expected at some places in the Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces and the Galle and Matara districts in the morning.

Meanwhile, mainly fair weather will prevail over the sea areas around the island.

Winds will be north-easterly and wind speed will be 20-30 kmph. Wind speed may increase up to 55 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota.

Wind speed may increase up to 45 kmph at times in the sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar.

The sea areas off the coasts from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota can be rough at times and the sea areas off the coasts extending from Colombo to Kankasanthurai via Puttalam and Mannar can be fairly rough at times.