Two flights diverted following bad weather

Two flights heading to Baa Atoll Dharavandhoo have been diverted back to Velana International Airport (VIA) following bad weather conditions.

An airport official of Dharavandhoo Airport revealed to One Online that a Manta Air flight that was scheduled to land at 7:00pm as well as a Maldivian flight scheduled for 8:00pm were diverted back to VIA due to extremely bad weather.

While two flights have been diverted, MET Office has issued yellow alert from Vaavu Atoll till Kaafu Atoll. Heavy rainstorms are forecasted for the region.