Yellow Alert issued to Southern Atolls extended

MET Office has extended the Yellow Alert that was issued to Southern Atolls.

The latest extension to the alert will lift at 4:00pm today, and predicts heavy thunderstorms to atolls from GA and Addu. While they have extended the alert once again, several alerts were issued to the region since 1:00am last night.

Heavy rainstorms in Addu last night caused flooding in various parts and several households were affected during the flood.

MNDF has also revealed that works to resolve the flooding in Addu are ongoing as of now.