SWM advancing into Sri Lanka and Maldives:
Maldives capital Male has had a windy day, with SW winds upto 40kmph today. Frequent showers during the day guaged up 32 mms of rain on Wednesday.
Thunderstorms and heavy rains have been lashing western Sri Lanka since Tuesday night.
Colombo had day long rains on Wednesday, and measured 66 mms till 5.30 pm. A thunderstorm lashed the city at 5.30 pm and 8.45 pm today.
SW winds have been sweeping the capital. Ratnapura measured 96 mms of rain till Wednesday evening. Ratmalana had 56 mms and Galle had 28 mms. All reported cities are from the west and south west of the island.