Mukah, Telang Usan placed under Level 1 hot weather alert as temps rise as high as 37°C

MetMalaysia has placed Mukah and Telang Usan on Level 1 (Alert) due to hot weather conditions.

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, April 11: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has placed Mukah and Telang Usan on Level 1 (Alert) due to hot weather conditions.

According to a MetMalaysia statement issued today and updated at 4.30pm, Mukah and Telang Usan have been categorised as having hot weather conditions, as temperatures exceeded 35°C and reached 37°C for at least three consecutive days.


MetMalaysia defines its hot weather alerts as: Level 1 (Alert): maximum daily temperature 35°C to 37°C for at least three consecutive days; Level 2 (Heat Wave): maximum daily temperature exceeding 37°C to 40°C for at least three consecutive days and Level 3 (Extreme Heat Wave): maximum daily temperature above 40°C for at least three consecutive days.

The department further advised the public to refer to its website at www.met.gov.my and social media platforms or download the myCuaca app to obtain the latest and accurate information. — DayakDaily