Afternoon thunderstorms forecast over central Sarawak (April 17)

The advisory notice issued by MetMalaysia on April 17, 2024. Photo credit: MetMalaysia/FB

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, April 17: Thunderstorm warnings have been issued for parts of central Sarawak by Malaysia Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) in a notice valid until 5pm today.

According to the advisory notice released by MetMalaysia at 1.50pm in Facebook, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu, and Limbang are listed as the areas forecast to be affected by the rainy weather.

The warning is only issued when there are signs of a thunderstorm with rain intensity exceeding 20mm an hour or with a downpour that is expected to occur for more than an hour.

“The public is strongly encouraged to stay informed by monitoring MetMalaysia’s official website, keeping up with MetMalaysia’s social media platforms, and downloading the MyCuaca app for the most current and accurate weather updates.” — DayakDaily