MET Office issues white alert to central and southern atolls

  • The MET Office’s alert is from Shaviyani to Gaafu Dhaalu atoll
  • Heavy rain with thunderstorms are expected in the area
  • Seas are expected to be slight becoming moderate during showers

K. Male' | Aishath Shaany | 09-April-2018 | Monday 11:35 | Shaaknee | Local | 2,154

The MET Office’s alert is from Shaviyani to Gaafu Dhaalu atoll -- Photo by: Facebook

Maldives Meteorological Service (MET Office) has issued a white alert for central and southern atolls.

While isolated showers are expected across the country, the MET Office’s alert is from Shaviyani to Gaafu Dhaalu atoll.

The alert, issued from 11am to 5pm on Monday, notes that heavy rain with thunderstorms are expected in the area, with gust winds expected at 30mph.

Surface winds will be light and variable becoming northeast to easterly at three to 13 miles per hour.

Seas are expected to be slight becoming moderate during showers, said MET Office.

An official from the office told RaajjeMV that heavy showers are expected in neighboring India and Sri Lanka as well.



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