Heavy rain is expected to hit six states until 11pm today (26 Dec).
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The public is advised to be vigilant following warnings of thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds that are expected to occur in some areas this afternoon.
The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a thunderstorm and heavy rain warning in Perak, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Sarawak and Sabah until 11 pm tonight (27 Dec).
According to the department, areas in Perak include Batang Padang and Muallim.
Affceted areas in Selangor are Hulu Selangor, Klang, Gombak, Petaling, Kuala Langat, Hulu Langat and Sepang, while the same warning also extends to Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
In Negeri Sembilan, the affceted areas involve the Jelebu and Seremban areas; and Sarawak in Kapit (Kapit and Bukit Mabong), Bintulu and Limbang.
The warning in Sabah involved the areas of Sipitang, Tenom, Beaufort, Keningau and Tambunan), as well as the west coast and Sandakan (Tongod).
According to MetMalaysia, warnings are issued when indications suggest that thunderstorms, with rainfall intensity more than 20mm/ hr for an hour or more, are likely.
For more info, visit MetMalaysia at https://www.met.gov.my.