KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 — Extreme continuous heavy rain is expected to occur today in several areas in the capital, Perak, Pahang and Selangor.
The Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) through a weather alert issued at 1.40 am informed the areas involved in Perak are Manjung, Kinta, Central Perak, Kampar, Bagan Datuk, Hilir Perak, Batang Padang and Muallim.
In Pahang, the affected areas are Cameron Highlands, Lipis, Raub, Jerantut, Bentong and Kuantan, while in Selangor are Sabak Bernam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Klang, Gombak, Petaling, Kuala Langat and Hulu Langat.
Continuous heavy rain is also expected to occur in Kuala Muda, Kulim and Bandar Baharu in Kedah; Pahang (Temerloh, Maran and Pekan); Sepang, Selangor, Putrajaya and Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan.
MetMalaysia also issued a continuous rain alert throughout Perlis; Kedah (Langkawi, Kubang Pasu, Kota Setar, Pokok Sena, Padang Terap, Yan, Pendang, Sik and Baling); Perak (Hulu Perak) and Kelantan (Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Bharu, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang, Pasir Puteh and Kuala Krai).
Similar weather conditions are also expected to occur throughout Terengganu and Melaka, Pahang (Bera and Rompin); Negeri Sembilan (Seremban, Port Dickson, Kuala Pilah, Rembau, Jempol and Tampin) as well as Tangkak, Segamat, Muar and Batu Pahat in Johor.