Yellow weather alert issued over Fuvahmulah, Addu

A speedboat braves rough seas during bad weather. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldives Meteorological Service, on Wednesday, issued yellow alert from Fuvahmulah City to Addu City, warning of torrential rain and thunderstorms.

The yellow alert is in effect from 1 pm to 4 pm.

While scattered showers with a few heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected in the southern-most atolls, the weather is expected to be generally fine elsewhere.

Winds will be northeast/easterly at 8 – 18 miles per hour in central atolls and 5 – 13 miles per hour elsewhere.

Seas will be moderate in central atolls, and slight elsewhere.