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Meteorological Dept Warns Of Continuous Rain

Meteorological Dept Warns Of Continuous Rain

MetMalaysia has issued a red alert across eight Selangor districts and in Kuala Lumpur until today (Sunday).

Fernando Fong

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The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a continuous rain warning for most areas in Peninsular Malaysia.

A red alert has been issued across eight Selangor districts and in Kuala Lumpur until 19 December (Sunday).

MetMalaysia said in its latest statement that a heavy downpour is expected to hit Sabak Bernam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Klang, Gombak, Petaling, Kuala Langat and Hulu Langat.

More than 3,000 flood victims evacuated to 30 relief centres in Selangor. (Credit: Malay Mail)

MetMalaysia director-general Muhammad Helmi Abdullah said the warning is in effect until today (Sunday) for two states, namely Kelantan and Pahang.

Other areas under red alert were Jerantut, Bentong and Kuantan in Pahang.

The districts in Kelantan that have been identified as experiencing continuous heavy rains are Gua Musang, while in Pahang it involves Cameron Highlands, Lipis, Jerantut, Maran and Kuantan.

Continuous rain warning (alert-level for continuous rain warning) until 19 December has also been issued for the state of Kedah, namely in Kuala Muda, Sik, Baling, Kulim and Bandar Baharu. The same directive is also in force in Penang, Perak, Terengganu, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan.

MetMalaysia director-general Muhammad Helmi Abdullah

In the latest report released by the National Disaster Control Center (NDCC) under the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), five states, namely Selangor, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Melaka were hit by floods.

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More information on the latest weather warnings nationwide can be found on the MET Malaysia website at www.met.gov.my.

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