Bad weather in Kelantan and Terengganu expected to continue today


Heavy rain is expected to continue in Kelantan and Terengganu today, according to the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia).

MetMalaysia, in a statement today, said the bad weather warning (Orange level alert) was issued for Kelantan covering Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Bharu, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang, Pasir Puteh and Kuala Krai.

It said Besut, Setiu, Kuala Nerus and Kuala Terengganu in Terengganu were also listed as areas under the Orange weather warning.

“A yellow weather alert has also been issued for Terengganu involving Hulu Terengganu, Marang, Dungun and Kemaman, Pahang (Kuantan, Pekan and Rompin) as well as Johor (Mersing and Kota Tinggi).

“North-easterly winds are expected to have the potential to bring continuous rain and strong winds which could cause flooding in low-lying areas in the affected areas,” the statement read.