Heavy rain floods streets of Male' city

Heavy rainfall has flooded streets of Male' City.

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said heavy rainfall was experienced since 1.30 am early on Thursday morning, and said they are working to recede the flood water.

While many roads were flooded, the balcony of a home located on Majeedhee Magu gave away in the heavy gusts of wind experienced last night.

Maldives Meteorological Services has forecast heavy rain and thunderstorms for central atolls, and warned of possibility of swell wave surges during high tides.

While Yellow Alerts have been issued from Haa Alif to Haa Dhaal atoll, and Gaafu Alif atoll to Addu City, White Alert has been issued for southern atolls.