The weather has gone crazy in Athuruga, the winds just have't stopped all day!
One website reprted gusts of 95km/h.
Just walked to reception and had the back of my legs sand blasted!
Maintenance has been nailing down the shutters in the water villa restaurant.
Huge palm leaves have been torn off the trees.
People are camped in reception waiting to go home as the seaplane is stuck here.
The noise in our water villa is giving me a banging headache, with the rattling doors, whistling winds, banging, waves, wind.....which on top of tonsillitis and earache isn't good!
We tried watching a film earlier, but even with the sound on full, we could't hear the film in parts as the weather over the water villas is insane and just hasn't stopped all night and day.
There is a 20m stretch of sheltered beach on the opposite side of the island....I'm tempted to move rooms :)
This is our 4th visit to the maldives and we've had some pretty bad weather in september, but this is by far the worst we have ever experienced....and the noise is driving me insane.