Colombo [ Sri Lanka], December 9, (ANI),: Sri Lanka schools were closed due to high levels of pollution after Cyclone Mandous passed its coast, raising strong wind and rain. Al Jazeera reported that in Sri Lanka, the sky was blue and there was sporadic rainfall. Health authorities advised elderly and children to stay indoors.
According to Daily Mirror’s weather forecast Sri Lanka, heavy showers of more than 100mm could be possible in Anuradhapura (Polonnaruwa), Trincomalee and Maha Illuppallama regions. Chengalpattu (Villupuram) and Kancheepuram are among the areas that are currently on alert.
It is expected to keep its intensity of Severe cyclonic Storm until early morning on December 9, before weakening into a storm. It would move westwards and cross north Tamilnadu and Puducherry. “It will likely reduce to Light-to moderate rainfall in most places, with heavy to very high rainfall at isolated locations likely over north Tamil Nadu’s 10th December 2022,” stated officials. Kindly note the cancellation of flights at Chennai Intl Airport due to adverse weather conditions forecasted on 09.12.2022. Passengers are asked to verify with the airline(s), if they have any questions. #Chennai #MandousCyclone #[email protected][email protected],” tweeted the Chennai (MAA) Airport. (ANI)