White Weather Alert

White Alert issued for some areas of the country

A White Weather Alert has been issued to the islands from Lhaviyani Atoll to Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll due to severe weather.

Maldives Meteorological Service said that torrential rain, thunderstorms and strong winds are expected in that area with rough seas with winds between 19 to 24 mph along with gusts of 45 mph. The weather alert would be in effect from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The MET Office said that heavy rain is expected this evening and tonight as well and if the weather alert are going to be extended, a separate alert notice would be issued close to the end duration of the alert currently in effect.