Tag: Meteorological Department
Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip says that with Typhoon Lekima occurring thousands of kilometres away, it is highly unlikely its effects would be felt here.
Frequent rainfall is expected between the third week of September and October.
However, the lack of clouds is hampering these operations.
The Meteorological Department says this is due to the active phase of the southwest monsoon.
The Meteorological Department says the overcast sky, incessant rain and the cold monsoon winds are among the factors for the cold weather in several peninsular states.
The weather alert was issued for several districts in Johor, Pahang and Sarawak.
Chief minister's officer Raja Syarafina says state wants to prepare against future severe rainstorms and not provide daily weather forecasts.
Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Wilfred Madius Tangau admits colour-coded warning system was difficult to understand.
The Malaysian meteorological department has forecast 4 to 5 incidences of heavy rain during monsoon season in the east coast, Sabah and Sarawak until March 2018.
Malaysian meteorological department DG says the highlands registered a temperature of 16 degrees Celsius last month.