Expect a wet Christmas and New Year


  • Nation
  • Monday, 22 Dec 2003

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians can expect a wet Christmas and New Year because of the north-east monsoon, the Meteorological Services Department announced.  

An officer with the department said that rain had been forecasted in most parts of the peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak, adding that only the northern regions of the peninsula would expect fine weather. 

Rain is forecast in the mornings from Dec 24 to Jan 1, along the coast of Kelantan, Terengganu and East Johor.  

In the evening, showers and thunderstorms are expected to hit the Klang Valley and the southern peninsula. 

Over in Sarawak, coastal rains are expected in Sibu, Kuching and Sarikei in the mornings while afternoon showers and thunderstorms are likely to affect the interiors of Sarawak. 

In Sabah, rain is expected in Sandakan in the mornings, with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon in the inland areas.  

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