Seafarers to be cautious of the weather

Updated: 09-07-2021, 12:10

Seafarers are advised to be cautious of the weather as the National Meteorological Center predicts wind speeds up to 25-30 kph followed by stormy weather and rough seas throughout most parts of Maldives.

Yellow Alert has been established throughout Ha. Atoll to Th. Atoll from 10:00 to 15:00 today and advises crewmen and captains of vessels to be up to date with the latest weather reports and should verify the vessels they travel in are equipped with functional water pumps, safety equipment and communication systems. Cargo ships should not exceed the load limit and small vessels are advised not to travel during night or bad weather as it comprises safety. Vessels docked in and out of the harbor should be taken good care of.

Reports of incidents, without delay should be reported to the MNDF Coastguard toll free number 191.