MET Office has issued a yellow alert to southern Maldives due to worsening weather conditions.
The Yellow Alert is active from 7:00pm tonight till 11:00pm to all atolls between Laamu Atoll and Addu City. Thunderstorms are to be expected in the region during this period.
Weather forecasts for the next 12 hours predict heavy rain in several parts of the country including atolls in the central and southern region of the island nation.
According to the MET Office, seas are expected to be moderate usually however rough during rain showers.