The Department of Meteorology has forecast further thundershowers throughout the island.
Meteorologist Gayana Hendvitharana said that thundershowers will be fairly widespread over the island during the afternoon and night. Fairly heavy falls are likely at some places. Showers or thundershowers will also be experienced in the Western and Southern Provinces during the morning too. She said that there may be temporary localized fairly strong winds during the thundershowers. She called on the public to take adequate precautionary measures to minimize the damages caused by lightening.