Flooding has been reported as sea tides rush into the residential area of Addu City on Friday afternoon.
According to local reports, sea tides have caused heavy flooding in Addu City Maradhoo and Hithadhoo districts. The videos circulating online show efforts by islanders to build DIY coastal protection which otherwise would have completely flooded the areas. Locals are seeking a quick solution.
Meanwhile, Maldives Meteorological Center (MET) has issued white alert to the majority regions of the Maldives as the rainy monsoon kicks into gear.