Heavy rain, strong winds expected for Kuching, several areas in Sarawak until 5pm (Feb 29)

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KUCHING, Feb 29: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a thunderstorm warning for Kuching and various areas in Sarawak this afternoon.

Anticipated weather conditions include thunderstorms, heavy rain, and strong winds affecting Kuching, Serian, Samarahan, Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, and Mukah (Tanjung Manis). The warning, issued at 4pm today, remains in effect until 5pm.

“A warning is issued when there are signs of a thunderstorm with a rain intensity greater than 20 mm/hour that is approaching or expected to last for more than an hour. A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning that is valid for a maximum of six hours per release,” it highlighted. — DayakDaily