MetMalaysia issues thunderstorm warning for nine states

KUALA LUMPUR: Thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected to occur in Kedah, Penang, Perak, Terengganu, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan, Johor, Sabah and Sarawak until 5pm Wednesday (Nov 30).

In a statement issued at 1.10pm, the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) said the areas in Kedah expected to experience heavy rain and thunderstorms are Padang Terap, Sik, Baling, Kulim and Bandar Baharu; while in Penang the affected areas are likely to be Seberang Perai Utara, Seberang Perai Tengah and Seberang Perai Selatan.

In Perak, similar weather conditions are likely in Kerian; Larut, Matang and Selama; Hulu Perak; Kuala Kangsar; Kinta; Kampar; and Batang Padang.

In the south, adverse weather conditions are forecast in Seremban, Port Dickson, Kuala Pilah and Rembau in Negri Sembilan, as well as Segamat, Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi in Johor.

On the east coast, MetMalaysia expects similar weather conditions in Terengganu, involving Hulu Terengganu, Dungun and Kemaman; while in Pahang, affected areas are likely to be Cameron Highlands, Jerantut, Kuantan, Bera, Pekan and Rompin.

In Sarawak, the areas likely to be hit are Kuching, Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu and Mukah (Tanjung Manis and Daro); while storms are forecast over Kudat in Sabah. – Bernama

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