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Weather in Sri Lanka

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Meteosat-8  Satellite Weather Map

Click Button to see the latest Meteosat 8 – Satellite Weather Image

METEOSAT-8  Satellite’s Infra Red Weather Map

UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), was previously called as the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is the local time at Greenwich-England, which is at 0° longitude. Meteosat-8 Images marks the time of the image in UTC. Add 5 Hours and 30 Minutes to the UTC Time of the Satellite image to get the Sri Lankan time of the displayed weather map.

This is an example image  from the Meteosat-8  Weather Satellite in which the region of  Sri Lanka is prominently mapped . It is an Infra Red Image of the major area of the region and water vapor clouds can be seen in white. By clicking the Button marked as Weather Map above will produce the  satellite weather map of the Meteosat-8 refreshed every 6 hours

Indian Sat 3D Satellite Weather Map

Click Button to see the latest INSAT 3D Weather ImageINSAT 3D  Satellite’s Infra Red Weather Map

 INSAT 3D  Images mark the time of the image in GMT and IST.   Take IST as the Sri Lankan local time of the displayed weather map.

 

Images by Himawari-8 Weather Satellite

Click Button to see the latest Himawari 8 – Satellite Weather Image

Himawari-8  Satellite’s Infra Red Weather Map

 Himawari-8 Images mark the time of the image in UTC.   Add 5 Hours and 30 Minutes to the UTC Time of the Satellite image to get the Sri Lankan time of the displayed weather map.

This is an example image  from the Himawari-8  Weather Satellite in which the region of  Sri Lanka is prominently mapped . It is an Infra Red Image of the major area of the region and water vapor clouds can be seen in white. By clicking the Button marked as Weather Map above will produce the  satellite weather map of the Himawari-8 refreshed every 10 minutes

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Meteorological satellite center of JMA offers you Himawari-8 Satellite Maps of 17 Bands

Infrared   (B13) Satellite Maps can be viewed as in the image

 

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Meteorological satellite center of JMA offers you Himawari-8 Satellite Maps of 17 Bands

Heavy Rain potential areas can be viewed as in the image. It can be selected from the Drop Down Menu named as Band.

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Meteorological satellite center of JMA offers you Himawari-8 Satellite Maps of 17 Bands

Sandwich Satellite Maps can be viewed as in the image. It can be selected from the Drop Down Menu named as Band.

 

 

Credits

METEOSAT-8 Weather Maps provided courtesy of Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies / University of Wisconsin-Madison Space Science and Engineering Center.

INSAT 3D Weather Maps, provided courtesy of Indian Meteorological Department.

Himawari-8 Weather Maps, provided courtesy of Meteorological Satellite Center/JMA