PETALING JAYA – Four states will be hit by heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds through 8 p.m. tonight.
The Department of Meteorology Malaysia (MetMalaysia) said that among the states involved were Kedah, Pahang, Johor and also Sabah.
“In Kedah, the affected areas are Kubang Pasu, Kota Setar, Pokok Sena, Padang Terap, Yan, Pendang and Sik, while in Pahang it is Rompin district.
“Meanwhile, for Johor state, it affects Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi districts, while for Sabah, it affects Sandakan area (Beluran and Sandakan),” he said.
According to MetMalaysia, warnings will be issued when there are indications of a thunderstorm with rain intensity greater than 20 millimeters per hour that is imminent or expected to last longer than an hour.
A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning valid for a maximum period of six hours for a single issue. – COSMO! ON-LINE