White Alert

White alert issued over central and southern atolls

  • Swells have been reported in some atolls
  • Gust winds expected at 35 miles per hour during showers
  • Heavy rain showers will prevail over some regions

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2019 Jul 15 | Mon 14:12 1,834 local

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Maldives Meteorological Service has issued a white alert following the prediction of swell wave surges in central and southern Atolls.

The white alert was issued between 10:30am and 3pm on Monday over the region in central southern-most atolls.

According to the department, heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are expected over the region over the next few hours.

While scattered rain and a few heavy showers are expected, surface winds will gust south-west to westerly at 5 – 15 miles per hour and gusty winds are predicted to be 35 miles per hour.

Seas are expected to be slight becoming moderate during showers, said the office.

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