Malaysia: Strong winds and rough seas off Perlis and Kedah until Tuesday

BERNAMA New Straits Times 30 May 16;

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong south-westerly winds between 40 and 50km per hour with high waves of up to 3.5 metres are expected in the waters off Perlis and Kedah until this Tuesday.

The Meterological Department, in a statement today, said thunderstorms were expected to persist in the waters off Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Kelantan until early tomorrow morning.

“Such a (weather) condition can cause strong winds of up to 50km per hour, with waves up to 3.5 metres.

It is dangerous for small boats, and sea recreational and sports activities,” it said.

Meanwhile, strong winds and choppy seas category one alert are also expected to occur in the waters off Phuket until Tuesday.

The statement said the southwesterly winds of between 40 and 50km per hour with waves of up to 3.5 metres were risky to any sea activity in the areas.

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