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MetMalaysia: Typhoon Surigae won't significantly affect country

20/04/2021 04:06 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 -- The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued an advisory on typhoon Surigae which is located 1,401km northeast of Sandakan, Sabah.

It a statement today it said the typhoon is about 522km southeast of Luzon in the Philippines and that based on observation made at 11am today, winds are blowing in a north-northwest direction at a speed of 6km per hour and could increase to a maximum 176km per hour.

MetMalaysia added that the typhoon won’t have a significant effect on the country.

-- BERNAMA

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