Thunderstorm alert issued for several states



KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a warning of heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms for several states in the country, including the Klang Valley, until noon today.

MetMalaysia, in a statement on its Facebook page said warnings were issued for Selangor namely Klang, Petaling, Kuala Langat and Sepang while the same applied to Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.

The warning by MetMalaysia applies until noon today.

“Warnings are issued when indications suggest thunderstorms with rainfall intensity exceeding 20mm/hr for close to or more than an hour.



“A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning valid for a period of not exceeding six hours,” it said today.

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