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Kelantan River Partially Dries Up Due To Heatwave

Kelantan River Partially Dries Up Due To Heatwave

The hot weather caused the river bed to crack and dead fish could be seen stuck on the ground.

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The heat wave has affected our fellow Malaysians for the past few days. Recently, two children in separate incidents in Kota Bharu and Kelantan died from severe heatstroke.

READ MORE: 18-Month-Old Child Dies Of Heat Stroke In Kelantan

Bernama also reported that the heat wave had caused a part of the river in Kuala Krai, Kelantan, to dry up with dead fish sticking on the ground.

During a survey of Kampung Pasir Era in Kelantan on 28 April, the river bed cracked from the dryness.

MetMalaysia said Peninsular Malaysia recorded an increase in temperature between 35 to 37 degrees Celcius, which puts it at a Level 1 (Alert) status.

Previously, it was stated that the heat wave was expected to last until August following the monsoon transition season.

To keep safe from heatstroke, it’s advisable to constantly stay hydrated and avoid outdoor activities for prolonged periods of time, if possible.

READ MORE: Hot And Bothered? Here’s How To Stay Safe In This Heaty And Hazy Season

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