The yellow alert issued to islands from Haa Alif Atoll to Baa Atoll has been extended.
The MET Office had initially issued the yellow alert starting 11:30pm till 3:50pm. However, at 4:00pm the MET Office extended the yellow alert till 6:30pm.
Winds of 64 mph are expected along with thunderstorms in the area.
In addition to this, a White Alert has been issued from Lhaviyani Atoll till Thaa Atoll from 2:45pm till 6:00pm today.