METMalaysia: Flash Floods Might Occur As Malaysia Enters Monsoon Transition Phase

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The Malaysian Meteorological Department (METMalaysia) has announced that the country will be going through its monsoon transition phase beginning Thursday, 24 September

In a statement released yesterday, the MET department said that Malaysia will face heavy rains, strong winds, and thunderstorms.

The phase is expected to last until early November, according to Bernama.

The MET department stated that these weather conditions may also lead to flash floods and damage unstable infrastructure

Most states in the Peninsula Malaysia, including the west coast of Sabah and Sarawak, will experience the monsoon transition phase in the evenings and early nights.

Flash floods occurred in KL two weeks ago.

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The public has been urged to be vigilant, especially during this time

You can check METMalaysia's websiteFacebook, or Twitter for updates.

Alternatively, you can also use its SMS service 15888 and the MMD Hotline: 1 300 22 1MET (1638).

Read the MET department's statement here:

Flash floods occurred in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month affecting over 100 families:

The Ministry of Federal Territories said it will be looking into how to prevent these sudden floods:

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