Haze for Days: Smog and haze is back on peninsular Malaysia due to Sumatran forest fires

Batten down the hatches, and grab your N95 face mask, Malaysia is bracing itself for another bought of haze and smog. Winds carrying smoke from Indonesian forest fires are to blame, according to Malaysia’s Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), with already some parts of the country being affected by haze caused by fires in Riau. Already Selangor, ...

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Tornado-like waterspouts wreak havoc along Penang coastline, meteorologists say expect more

Tornado-like waterspouts wreak havoc along Penang coastline, meteorologists say expect more

Batten down the hatches, Penangites, meteorologists are saying that more waterspouts like this morning’s twister can be expected on the island in the future, and they’re...

Cry me a river: More monsoon rain woes for Kuala Lumpur over the weekend

Cry me a river: More monsoon rain woes for Kuala Lumpur over the weekend

How bad is the rain? Ah — have a look at your window right now if you’re in the Klang Valley, and we’re willing to wager it’s either raining, just rained,...

Toyota Vios skids into drain during heavy rains, swept away in storm

Toyota Vios skids into drain during heavy rains, swept away in storm

Weather warnings are nothing new, but this monsoon season has proved especially heavy, with Malaysia’s Meteorological Department warning as early as late September that a deluge...

Torrential rain wreaking havoc on Kuala Lumpur and area roads

Torrential rain wreaking havoc on Kuala Lumpur and area roads

Reader, is it just us, or has there been a phenomenal amount of rain falling on our shores the last week, or so? Yesterday, several areas of Kuala Lumpur experienced flash...

High seas anxiety: Ferry of 432 stranded on sandbar after straying course

High seas anxiety: Ferry of 432 stranded on sandbar after straying course

Your sea nightmares were realized last night after 432 ferry passengers were trapped on a sandbar near Kuala Perlis in the north of the country, yesterday. The ship was on its way...

Brace yourselves for daily thunderstorms, Malaysians!

Brace yourselves for daily thunderstorms, Malaysians!

The West coast is expected to record 1,000mm of rainfall this month.

Malindo Air staff struck by lightning while handling baggage trolley at Subang Airport

Malindo Air staff struck by lightning while handling baggage trolley at Subang Airport

Poor guy.

Petty trader in Gua Musang dies after being struck by lightning

Petty trader in Gua Musang dies after being struck by lightning

He was peeling fruits outside his home when it happened.

Met Dept: There’s a possibility Sabah could get struck by a tsunami

Met Dept: There’s a possibility Sabah could get struck by a tsunami

The Department urged residents at coastal areas to be prepared.


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Malaysian weather has four seasons: summer, very hot summer, monsoon/flood and haze. So, yes; when it comes to weather, we have plenty to write about. Be it the annual monsoon flooding in the East Coast, or the annual nationwide phenomenon known as the haze (thanks, Indonesia!), we will be sitting here - in our air-conditioned room with our air purifier switched on - to bring you the latest weather-related news. Just let us be your weather girl, yeah?