Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu expected heavy showers

India Meteorological Department (IMD) says a well-marked but inconsequential low-pressure area over the South-West Arabian Sea is expected to become a depression by Sunday, November 22. 

This depression is forecast to move in a typical West-North-West direction towards the coast of Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu during the subsequent days, the IMD outlook said.

Meanwhile, Met Department of Sri Lanka issued the following forecast. 

"A low-pressure area has formed over southeast Bay of Bengal(2N-10N,83E-93E) and it is expected to intensify further into a depression during next 24-48 hours. It is likely to move west-northwestwards towards Eastern and Northern coast of Srilanka on 24th of November. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Eastern, Northern, North-central and Uva provinces and in Hambanthota district. Showers or thundershowers will occur at few places in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Kaluthara, Galle and Mathara districts after 2.00 p.m. Fairly heavy showers above 75mm can be expected at some places in the above area. The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers."

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