Predicting torrential rains for till 0400hrs of Thursday, Maldives Meteorological Services (MET) announced Yellow Alert for a large area of Maldives.
MET had forecasted torrential rains from Ha Alif Atoll to Laamu Atoll. Thundershowers with strong winds of up to 25-30 mph along with rough seas and gusts of 55 mph iwere to be expected.
Earlier, MET also announced an Orange alert from Gaafu Alif Atoll to Addu City. Torrential rain, gusts of wind at 50 mph was expected as well as flooding.