Thu, 30 April

2015 Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Outlook for the Maldives

2015 Southwest monsoon season (June to September) rainfall outlook for the Maldives was issued on 26th April at the First National Climate Outlook Forum (NCOF) hosted by Maldives Meteorological Service with the support from World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Regional Integrated-Multi Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES). The forum was inaugurated by Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim, Minister for Environment and Energy. Different stakeholders attended NCOF.

Map above shows most likely categories of rainfall over South Asia. For the northern and central Maldives Below normal rainfall is expected during June to September 2015. On the other hand, above normal rainfall is expected for the southern parts of the Maldives during the same period. For more information and further updates on the southwest monsoon over the Maldives, Maldives Meteorological Service can be consulted.