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Weather Information and Forecasts(Daily/ Short Time) for Aviation, Marine, Fisheries, Media, Public etc.

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Eligibility: Provide a full description about the necessary time, location etc. (All the weather forecasts are available on

Application Procedure:

Application Counters: From the Duty Forecaster, Meteorologist in Charge or Deputy Director in National Meteorological Centre.

Payments for Application Forms: None

Time to Submit the Application Forms: Any time

Service Charges:
It is decided on the time period as the forecast for land and sea. (See the list)
The Time for the Service(Normal and Prime Services)
It is decided as necessity. It will be informed on the payment when the process is started.

Required Documents: A description of necessary weather information, time period and also telephone numbers and the address of a contact person.

Duty Executive Officers:

Designation Name Division Tel. Fax E-mail
Meteorologist in Charge - National Meteorological Centre +94-112-682661 +94-112-682661
Duty Forecaster - National Meteorological Centre +94-112-684746 +94-112-686686
Deputy Director 3 - National Meteorological Centre +94-112-691443 +94-112-691443
Meteorologist in Charge - Met Office - Katunayake +94-112-252721 +94-112-252319

Additional or Other Circumstances Except above Mentioned and Extra Information
This service is highly concentrated for the media when bad weather situations are occurred.
Weather data and information for the aviation is provided by the duty forecaster in Met Office at Katunayake International Airport. Requests should be made to the Director General of Meteorology for that.

Specimen Application Form

Completed Specimen Application Form

Organization Information

Department of Meteorology

383, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 07,
Sri Lanka.

Telephones:+94-11-2694846, +94-11-2694847, +94-11-2681647
Fax Nos:+94-11-2698311

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