SHAH ALAM, Feb 2 — All of Selangor will see inclement weather until later tonight, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia).
In a statement issued at 4.20pm, the agency said other states and territories which will also experience heavy rains, strong winds, and thunderstorms include Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Melaka, and Rompin in Pahang.
“Similarly, Perak (Manjung, Kinta, Perak Tengah, Kampar, Bagan Datuk, Hilir Perak, Batang Padang and Muallim), Negeri Sembilan (Seremban, Port Dickson and Rembau) and Johor (Tangkak, Segamat, Muar, Batu Pahat, Kluang, Pontian, Kulai and Johor Bahru) will also undergo strong weather,” it said.
In East Malaysia, Sarawak’s affected areas include Sibu (Selangau), Mukah (Mukah) dan Bintulu, while in Sabah it is Sandakan (Kinabatangan).
The weather is expected to persist until 9pm tonight.
MetMalaysia issues warnings whenever signs indicate a thunderstorm with a rain intensity exceeding 20 mm that is close to or is expected to occur for more than an hour.
A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning valid for a period not exceeding six hours for a single release.