The Maldives Meteorological Service (MET) has issued a white alert for the region between Thaa Atoll and Addu City.
From 13:00 to 16:00, MET issued a yellow notice in the area; however, the warning has now been upgraded to a white alert and extended until 21:00.
MET expects heavy rain and thunderstorms in the region from 16:00 to 21:00.
Seas are expected to be rough during showers. MET advises travelers to be cautious of rough seas.