KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 – The Malaysian Meteorological Department (Met Malaysia) today issued an alert on strong Southwesterly winds of 40kph-50kph with waves up to 3.5m over the waters of Perlis, Kedah and Penang until Tuesday (June 19). Met Malaysia in a statement issued here today said the strong winds and rough seas were dangerous to small crafts, recreational sea activities and water sports.
The department also issued a second category warning for shipping activities due to the strong Southwesterly winds of 50kph-60kph with waves up to 4.5m over the waters of Puket and Samui, for the same duration. The strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services. — Bernama