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 from Kuala Perlis to the nearby Langkawi island when it ran into trouble 0.8 nautical miles (1.5km to the rest of us land-lovers) ...


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Coconuts KL Weather

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?