24-hour downpour same as KL’s average monthly rainfall

The Environment and Water Ministry says the heavy rain is expected to end, as the low pressure weather system has moved away from Malaysia towards the Andaman Sea. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, December 19, 2021.

THE 24-hour heavy downpour that began late night on Friday is the same as the average rainfall of a month, said the Environment and Water Ministry, which is a one in 100-year weather event.

Ministry secretary-general Zaini Ujang said the phenomenon occurred because of monsoon flow factors and a low pressure weather system that achieved the level of a tropical depression that formed in the South China Sea.

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  • Like always full of excuses from a failed government which was too occupied the past 2 years politicking.

    Posted 1 year ago by Bartok D