Due to impending strong winds and rough seas – Maldives Meteorological Service (Met Office) has issued a yellow alert for southern Maldivian atolls.
Yellow alert has been issued from Gaafu Alifu Atoll to Addu City; to be in place between 12:15pm this afternoon and 16:30pm this evening.
During these hours, Met Office anticipates strong winds of 25 – 30 mph, gusts of 45pmh and very rough seas within this region.
Met Office has previously warned of a bad weather spell in different regions in the country throughout the Eid-al-Fitr holidays. Therefore, they had urged seafarers to be cautious during travel.