MET Office

White alert issued for Gaafu Alifu and Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

A White Weather Alert has been issued for Gaafu Alifu and Gaafu Dhaalu atolls.

National Meteorological Service issued the alert this morning expecting heavy rain and thunderstorms from 8:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MET Office issued weather alerts in four levels; White, Yellow Red and Green.

The White Alert is extreme weather with no immediate threat while the Yellow Alert advices caution against a potential weather threat and when it’s unsafe for sea travel. And the Red Alert is an evacuation notice and sea travel is banned. The Green Alert is issued to cancel the previous alerts when the weather clears and the danger has passed.