Meteorological Dept issues thunderstorm warning for nine states

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KUALA LUMPUR: Thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected in Kedah, Penang, Perak, Terengganu, Pahang, Negri Sembilan, Johor, Sabah and Sarawak until 5pm today.


The Malaysian Meteorological Department, in a statement issued at 1.10 pm, said the areas in Kedah expected to experience heavy rain and thunderstorms are Padang Terap, Sik, Baling, Kulim and Bandar Baharu.

In Penang, the affected areas are likely to be Seberang Prai Utara, Seberang Prai Tengah and Seberang Prai Selatan, it added.

In Perak, similar weather conditions are likely in Kerian, Larut, Matang and Selama, Hulu Perak, Kuala Kangsar, Kinta, Kampar and Batang Padang.


In the south, adverse weather conditions are forecast in Seremban, Port Dickson, Kuala Pilah and Rembau in Negri Sembilan, as well as Segamat, Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi in Johor.

On the east coast, the department expected similar weather conditions in Terengganu, which involves Hulu Terengganu, Dungun and Kemaman, while in Pahang, it involves the Cameron Highlands, Jerantut, Kuantan, Bera, Pekan and Rompin.

In East Malaysia, the areas likely to be hit are Kuching, Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu and Mukah (Tanjung Manis and Daro) in Sarawak, and Kudat in Sabah. -BERNAMA

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