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Strong winds expected in the coastal belt

 

Strong winds and rough seas are expected particularly in the coastal belts extending from Puttalam to Kankasanturai via Mannar and also in Hambanthota to Kalmunai via Pottuvil, the Meteorology Department said.

The Met Department said that the wind speed could increase above 60-65kmph at the above-mentioned areas and above 50-55 kmph at other coastal regions.

Furthermore, the Met. Department warned the Naval and fishing community to be vigilant.