KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28 — The Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a yellow alert of continuous rain forecast for the states of Sabah, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Johor following the current monsoon surge which is expected to continue until Jan 3 next year.
In the latest statement today, it said the continuous rain is expected to occur over Tawau, Sandakan and Kudat in Sabah starting today until Jan 2.
Continuous rain is also expected to occur all over Terengganu and several areas in Kelantan namely Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Bharu, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang, Pasir Puteh and Kuala Krai from Dec 30 until Jan 1, 2022.
In Pahang, among the areas to experience continuous rain are Jerantut, Maran, Kuantan, Pekan and Rompin; while in Johor, the district of Mersing.
According to MetMalaysia, the monsoon surge is expected to bring continuous rain strong winds that can cause floods in low-lying areas.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency