The Meteorological Services Department has advised members of the public of the possibility of significant rains countrywide starting from Sunday the 10th of this month till Saturday next week.

In a statement, the Met department said on Monday next week, a cloud band is expected to start affecting the western parts of the country and will be moving eastwards covering the whole country and this should result in moderate to heavy rains across the country.

The weather forecaster also said the combination of this moisture together with heat can trigger violent storms which will be accompanied by lightning, hailstorm and damaging winds.

The met department also said it will continue monitoring the conditions and update the public accordingly.

People are being encouraged to provide feedback or information through the Met department social media platforms such as Twitter; Facebook and Whatsapp on weather-related disasters that might occur.