The Malaysian Meteorological Department (METMalaysia) has issued severe weather alerts for several states today, 8 January
The alerts are namely for residents living in the states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, and Johor
An orange-level alert for severe weather condition with heavy rain was issued for the districts of Kuantan, Bera, Pekan, and Rompin in Pahang, and Segamat, Mersing, and Kota Tinggi in Johor.
A yellow-level alert for heavy rains was also issued for these districts:
- Kelantan and Terengganu: Besut, Setiu, Kuala Nerus, Hulu Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Dungun, and Kemaman
- Pahang: Cameron Highlands, Lipis, Raub, Jerantut, Bentong, Temerloh, and Maran
- Johor: Tangkak, Muar, Batu Pahat, Kluang, Pontian, Kulai, and Johor Bahru
The statement added that northeasterly winds of up to 50km/h, with waves up to 3.5m high, are also expected to occur in Sarawak, Sabah, and Labuan waters during the same period.