MetMalaysia warns of flash floods


PETALING JAYA: Thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong winds, mostly in the afternoon and early evening, can be expected in states on the west coast and interior of the Peninsula, western Sabah and western and central Sarawak in the coming days.

According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) flash floods could potentially happen and advised the public to always be vigilant.

It said the region was currently experiencing a monsoon transition phase from Sept 24 until early November.

“During the monsoon transition phase, the region will receive weak winds from various directions which are very suitable for thunderstorms which usually bring heavy rain and strong winds in a short period of time,” it said in a statement yesterday.

To get updated weather forecasts and warnings issued by MetMalaysia, the public can refer to the agency’s official website, myCuaca mobile application and its official social media platforms.

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