The Maldives Meteorological Service (MET) has issued a white alert for the region between Haa Alifu and Noonu atolls.
MET expects torrential rain and strong winds in the region from 17:00 to 22:00.
In addition, heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in the region, with wind gusts exceeding 40 miles per hour.
Seas are expected to be rough during showers. MET advises travelers to be cautious of rough seas.