MetMalaysia: Continuous heavy rain in Kelantan, Terengganu until Saturday (Dec 4)

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued an orange level alert indicating continuous heavy rain in Kelantan and Terengganu until Saturday (Dec 4).

In a statement Friday (Dec 3), MetMalaysia said continuous heavy rain is expected in Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Baru, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang, Pasir Puteh as well as Kuala Krai in Kelantan, while the locations in Terengganu are Besut, Setiu, Kuala Nerus and Kuala Terengganu.

In the statement, a yellow level alert indicating continuous rain was issued for Gua Musang (Kelantan), Kuantan, Pekan, Rompin (Pahang) as well as in Mersing and Kota Tinggi (Johor).

A warning for continuous rain from Dec 5-7 was also issued for Kuching, Serian, Samarahan, Sri Aman and Betong in Sarawak.

MetMalaysia also said that northeasterly winds with the potential to bring continuous rain and strong winds can cause floods in low-lying areas in affected locations. - Bernama
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