Five districts in Sarawak issued thunderstorm warning, valid until 11pm (Apr 23)

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By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, April 23: Five districts in Malaysia were issued a thunderstorm warning, which is valid until 11pm tonight.

According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (METMalaysia), thunderstorms, heavy rain, and strong winds are expected in the following districts:

  • Sarikei (Sarikei, Julau, and Meradong)
  • Sibu (Sibu and Kanowit)
  • Mukah (Tanjung Manis and Daro)
  • Kapit (Song, Kapit, and Bukit Mabong)
  • Limbang (Lawas)

The warning was issued at 8.30pm earlier tonight.

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

A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning valid for a period not exceeding six hours for a single issue. — DayakDaily