Bad weather alert in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang
Dec. 01, 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia) has issued a bad weather alert with very heavy rain in several areas in the states of Kelantan and Terengganu expected to continue until Dec 2 (Monday).
Among the affected areas were Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Bharu, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang and Pasir Puteh in Kelantan, as well as Besut and Setiu in Terengganu.
In a statement yesterday, the department also issued bad weather alert with continuous heavy rain until tomorrow in Jeli and Kuala Krai, Kelantan; Kuala Nerus, Hulu Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Marang, Dungun and Kemaman in Terengganu and Kuantan, Pekan and Rompin in Pahang.
A warning for caution was also issued with heavy rain expected until today in Gua Musang, Kelantan; Jerantut, Pahang; as well as Mersing and Kota Tinggi in Johor.
The department anticipated thunder storms occurring in most of the states in the peninsular this afternoon namely in Johor, Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Pahang, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Putrajaya as well as Melaka and also other divisions in the states of Sabah and Sarawak. Rain is also expected to occur in several states including Terengganu, Kelantan and Perak this afternoon.
Meanwhile in the evening, rain was expected to fall in several areas in Terengganu, Kelantan, Pahang, Johor, Kedah, Perak, Sarawak and the west coast of Sabah. The department anticipated thunder storms in the evening of Dec 3 (Tuesday) in the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, Johor, Pahang, Selangor, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, including several areas in Sarawak, in Tawau and the interior areas of Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan.
Meanwhile, rain was expected to fall in Perak, Perlis, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu,Sandakan and the west coast of Sabah.
However, the weather in most states in the Peninsular except for Perak, Pahang, Selangor, Kelantan and Terengganu was expected to be good at night. — Bernama