MET Malaysia denies claims of 5-day heatwave

THE Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia) today denied claims going viral on social media that scorching hot weather would reach 40ºC for the next five days. Its director-general, Alui Bahari,...

THE Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia) today denied claims going viral on social media that scorching hot weather would reach 40ºC for the next five days.

Its director-general, Alui Bahari, said the highest temperature recorded last week was 36ºC, below the heatwave  threshold 37ºC.

“The sun is also not on the Equator line, now, and based on the current monitoring, thunderstorms in the afternoon have taken place in several parts of the peninsula following the weakening of the Typhoon Lan.

“This thunderstorm is normal during the current monsoon transition phase,” he said today.

 

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