Met Office: Rainfall expected for most of Maldives

Photo shows a passenger ferry travelling in bad weather. Met office issued yellow weather alerts for the southernmost atolls on November 29, 2019.

Maldives Meteorological Services (Met Office) has warned of impending bad weather and issued a yellow weather alert for some regions of the country.

Met Office said that rainfall was expected for many regions of the country. The yellow weather alert was issued for the regions from H.A. Atoll to Lh. Atoll covering the northern regions of the nation. The weather alert is set to expire at 11:45. Winds of up to 50 miles per house are expected for the region, according to Met Office. 

Rainfall is also expected for the remaining regions of the country. Southern atolls could experience winds of around 5-15 miles per hour. Seas are expected to be rough for the northern and central regions of the country and the Met Office said that sea swells and tidal waves could be experienced in some islands.