Rain, Rain Go Away…..


                  

More thunderstorms in Kuala Lumpur are expected by next week.Other states do not fare very well either. Lets look at the forecast issued by MET.

THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN WARNING

Issued at : 11.30 pm 22/12/2007
SECTION A: HEAVY RAIN WARNING (ORANGE STAGE)Updated at: 11.30 pm 22/12/2007 Moderate rain occasionally heavy occuring over Sabah (FT Labuan, Divisions of Kudat, Sandakan, West Coast, Tawau and Interior) in the morning and late afternoon is expected to continue until Sunday, 23 December 2007.SECTION B: HEAVY RAIN ADVISORY (YELLOW STAGE)Updated at: 11.30 pm 22/12/2007Moderate rain occasionally heavy occuring over Sarawak (Divisions of Limbang, Miri, Bintulu, Mukah, Sibu, Sarikei, Betong, Sri Aman, Samarahan and Kuching) effective from Friday, 21 December 2007 until Wednesday, 26 December 2007.

and more on wind & sea conditions….

FIRST CATEGORY WARNING
WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS

SECTION A : WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (FIRST CATEGORY)
The strong northeasterly winds of 40-50 kmph and rough seas with waves up to 3.5 metres over the coastal waters off Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, East Johor, East Sarawak, FT Labuan, West Sabah are expected to persist till Saturday, 29 December 2007.In addition, the coastal areas of East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia and West Sarawak are vulnerable to water level rise due to the tide phenomenon. This condition is expected to persist from 21 December 2007 until 29 December 2007.This condition of strong winds and rough seas is dangerous to small crafts, recreational sea activities and sea sports.Section B : THUNDERSTORMS WARNINGThunderstorms activities occuring over the coastal waters off Sarawak and Sabah are expected to persist until Sunday, 23 December 2007.

This condition can cause strong wind up to 40 km/h and rough seas up to 3.5 meters and dangerous to small boats.
 

Updated on 22 Dec 2007, 11.30 pm

My home state, Pahang (which has been blessed with so many rivers that run its course and empties towards the South China Sea) has notched up its warning level to all Pahang-ites who lives on the lowland or near the main rivers. You can see why the worries based on this real-time Pahang on-line river level data.

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