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MET predicts bad weather for the next three days, issues White Alert

Maldives Meteorological Service (MET) has predicted bad weather for the next three days due to a Low Pressure Area over Sri Lanka which will likely cause deep convective clouds to form over the Maldives.

MET advised all seafarers to take precautionary measures and issued a White Alert early Monday. The alert which is effective from Kaafu Atoll to Addu City noted that strong winds of 19-24 mph, as well as a gust of 24 mph, is expected. Seas are also expected to be rougher than normal.

The alert is active from 14:00 till 20:00 hours on Monday.