Weather expected to worsen from Friday onwards

Maldives Meteorological Service (Met Office) has said the weather is expected to worsen across the country from Friday onward.

The Met Office said the bad weather is expected to last for a week. Winds of up to 40 mph and torrential rain are expected during the week.

The Met Office said the weather would improve on Thursday before worsening on Friday. Therefore, travelers are warned to be wary of the weather.

The month of July has had a few days of good weather. Heavy rain, rough seas, and surges have been experienced in many parts of the country on most days of the month. The four southern atolls have been hit hardest by the current rains.