Record wind speeds cause havoc across nation
The bad weather and unusually strong winds being experienced across the country has left a wake of destruction in many islands of the Maldives.
A Police Media Official cited officials from storm ravaged Baa atoll as saying that the severe storms had caused serious damages in Baa atoll Eydhafushi. The strong winds had blown off the roofs of several houses and felled many breadfruits trees in the island, he said. The official said that although no one had been injured in any of the incidents so far many houses and private properties had been left destroyed or damaged by the storm.