KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Meteorological Department (Met Malaysia) today issued an alert on strong Southwesterly winds of 40-50 kmph with waves up to 3.5 metres over the waters of Perlis, Kedah and Penang until Tuesday (June 19).
Met Malaysia in a statement issued here today said the strong winds and rough seas were dangerous to small crafts, recreational sea activities and water sports.
The department also issued a second category warning for shipping activities due to the strong Southwesterly winds of 50-60 kmph with waves up to 4.5m over the waters of Puket and Samui, for the same duration.
The strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services.
Meanwhile, in another statement today Met Malaysia also issued a thunderstorm warning over the states of Kedah (Langkawi), Negeri Sembilan (Tampin), Melaka and Johor (Tangkak, Segamat and Muar). Thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected over the affected areas. – BERNAMA