Met Dept. cautions public of extreme temperature

Department of Meteorology today advised that temperature in several areas will increase up to ‘Extreme Caution Level’ in the coming days.

The Department said temperature in North-Western, Sabaragamuwa Provinces and in Mannar, Vavuniya, Anuradhapura , Gampaha and the Moneragala Districts will reach Extreme Caution Level. Accordingly the temperature in those areas was expected to spike from 32c degrees to 41 c degrees.

“People in these areas could suffer from heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke as a result of the situation,” the Department said.