The government report that they are currently supplying staples and gas to some of the islands running low on the items due to the bad weather conditions.
Defense Minister Adam Shareef Umar announced that the islands which have reported on reduced staples and gas are M. Mulak, M. Raiymandhoo, Hdh. Kumundhoo, Hdh. Hanimaadhoo, N. Kudafari, F. Bilehdhoo, F. Dharanboodhoo and Hdh. Finey.
He also said that they are currently working on supplying the islands through the State Trading Organization (STO) stores situated within the atolls.
The Cyclonic storm Ockhi in the Indian Ocean has caused worsened weather in Maldives’ islands throughout the week. However, Met office has now reported that the bad weather is expected to clear up by Sunday.