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Strong Wind And Choppy Sea To Continue Following Storm Rammasun

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- The strong wind and choppy sea alert following the Storm Rammasun, detected about 632 kilometres north-east of Pitas, Kota Marudu, Sabah at 5am this morning, is expected to continue throughout the day.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department (JMM) said in a statement that the storm was detected today at Latitude 14.1 N and Longitude 121.1 E and was moving towards the north-west at a speed of 30 kilometres per hour.

Consequently, strong north-westerly winds with a speed of 40 to 50 kilometres per hour and waves of up to 3.5 metres high would hit Sabah waters (Kudat and West Coast) throughout the day.

In addition, strong north-westerly winds with a speed of 40 to 50 kilometres per hour were also expected to hit the waters of Sulu, Palawan and Reef North until Friday while the condition was expected to continue in Phuket until Monday.

The department said the strong winds and choppy sea condition would be dangerous for small boats, sea recreation and sports in the areas affected.

-- BERNAMA




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