MET forecasts increased rainfall in second quarter

Pedestrians on a road in Male' city on a rainy day. The Maldives experiences heavy rains and bad weather during the month of December every year which the Met Office attributes to the change of the monsoons. (Sun File Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldives Meteorological Center (MET Office) has forecast seasonal rainfall from June onwards to September 2024.

The weather forecast authority reported the seasonal rainfall for this period is "likely to be above normal over the central and northern part of the country" and below normal rainfall over the south.

MET Office also reported that the maximum and minimum temperatures are "likely to be above normal" across the Maldives during this period as well.