Stormy weather from Kuching up to Kapit; MetMalaysia notice valid until 6pm (Feb 18)

The advisory issued by MetMalaysia on Feb 18, 2024 at 2.45pm.

KUCHING, Feb 18: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a thunderstorm warning for various areas in Sarawak.

Anticipated weather conditions include thunderstorms, heavy rain, and strong winds affecting Kuching (Bau and Kuching), Serian, Samarahan, Sri Aman (Sri Aman), Betong, Sarikei (Pakan and Sarikei) and Kapit (Song and Kapit).

The warning, issued at 2.45pm today, remains in effect until 6pm.

A warning is issued when there are signs of a thunderstorm with a rain intensity greater than 20 mm/hour approaching or expected to last for more than an hour.

A thunderstorm warning is a short-term warning valid for a maximum of six hours per release. — DayakDaily