Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- The Meteorology Department warns that there is a possibility of increased lightning and thundershowers being experienced this evening or at night in the Sabaragamuwa and North-Central provinces as well as in the districts of Vavuniya, Mannar, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and Moneragala.

Somewhat heavy rains of about 75 to 100mm could occur in certain areas of the Central, Sabaragamuwa, North-Western and Northern Provinces as well as in the district of Anuradhapura.

There is a possibility of winds with speeds between 70 to 80 kilometers occurring together with thundershowers.

They have informed people to take safety steps when thunder and lightning prevails.

Accordingly, one should not be out in open areas or under tre...