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Malaysian Meteorological Department's website down

By: 0122855600, 1:08 PM GMT on July 31, 2013

The Malaysian Meteorological Department's website is currently down however the latest radar images can still be obtained on the alternative Malaysian weather portal,KLIA weather forecast kiosk at kiosk.met.gov.my.Could this be due to a power outage at the Malaysian Meteorological Department's server location.

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Possible "strong" southerly breeze tomorrow afternoon in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:58 PM GMT on July 30, 2013

The southerly wind combined with the sea breeze tomorrow afternoon may lead to a "strong" southerly breeze tomorrow afternoon in Kuala Lumpur.

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Thunderstorms in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow and Wednesday

By: 0122855600, 4:58 PM GMT on July 29, 2013

Thunderstorms are again possible tomorrow and Wednesday during the morning and afternoon hours in Kuala Lumpur.

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Tropical Storm Flossie

By: 0122855600, 4:50 PM GMT on July 29, 2013

Tropical Storm Flossie can be expected to hit Hawaii.

Updated: 4:52 PM GMT on July 29, 2013

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Southerly breeze at night in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:40 PM GMT on July 29, 2013

The thunderstorms over the straits of Melaka is currently causing a southerly breeze in Kuala Lumpur.

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"Sumatra Squall Line" dissipated but thunderstor s are still possible in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:25 PM GMT on July 28, 2013

The "Sumatra Squall Line" has dissipated but thunderstorms are still possible overnight in Kuala lumpur as a similar squall line is forming over the straits of Melaka.But it is mainly to the northwest due to the northwesterly winds.Tomorrow some thunderstorms are also possible in Kuala Lumpur.The wind tomorrow will be mostly from the northwest but at KLIA a see breeze is likely to keep the northwesterly winds away during the afternoon and evening hours.

Updated: 5:27 PM GMT on July 28, 2013

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Thunderstorms tonight in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 12:16 PM GMT on July 28, 2013

There will be a 70% chance of thunderstorms tonight in Kuala Lumpur as the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is starting to observe Cumulonimbus Clouds and radar images are detecting thunderstorms developing inland as well as a "Sumatra Squall Line "developing over Sumatra.

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Lots of rain tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur and most of Southeast Asia

By: 0122855600, 4:52 PM GMT on July 26, 2013

Lots of rain can be expected tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur and most of Southeast Asia.

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Thunderstorms overnight in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:44 PM GMT on July 26, 2013

Thunderstorms are likely overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

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Showers and Thunderstorms possible tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:02 PM GMT on July 25, 2013

Showers and thunderstorms are possible in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow morning and afternoon.The risk or showers and thunderstorms in Kuala Lumpur will be higher than that in Kuala Lumpur today.

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Two cold fronts for Perth,Western Australia

By: 0122855600, 4:54 PM GMT on July 25, 2013

Severe weather can be expected in Perth,Western Australia as two cold fronts will hit Perth,Western Australia.The Bureau of Meteorology has released a warning for Perth,Western Australia stating:


Severe Weather Warning

IDW28001

Severe Weather Warning
for destructive winds and heavy rain
for people in the Central West, Lower West, South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal, Great Southern and Central Wheat Belt forecast districts
Issued at 11:01 pm WST on Thursday 25 July 2013.
For people in parts of WA southwest of a line from Kalbarri to Southern Cross to Israelite Bay. This includes people in, near or between the following towns: Kalbarri, Northampton, Geraldton, Jurien Bay, Dalwallinu, York, Southern Cross, Narrogin, Katanning, Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Albany, Esperance, Mandurah and the Perth Metropolitan area.

Weather Situation
A cold front is expected to approach the west coast during the early hours of Friday morning and move across the South West Land Division during the course of the day. During Friday afternoon a secondary cold front will move across the southwest of the state.

The first front is likely to cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. In isolated areas DANGEROUS GUSTS in excess of 125 kilometres per hour could cause SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS are likely to develop near the Southwest Capes around midnight, reaching remaining parts of the west coast from Kalbarri to Walpole by about 4am, and extending inland to remaining areas during Friday morning.

The first front is also likely to cause HEAVY RAINFALL that may lead to FLASH FLOODING in the Lower West and South West forecast districts early Friday morning.

The passage of the secondary front is also likely to cause WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY southwest of a line Jurien Bay to Bremer Bay on Friday afternoon. DAMAGING WINDS will extend to southwest of a line Dongara to Paynes Find to Israelite Bay by the evening. This system is likely to produce higher sustained winds and more frequent squalls than the first front.

Large swells will accompany the secondary front leading to DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS which could cause significant beach erosion along the west coast south of Kalbarri.

People in the south of WA experience a system as windy as this about 5 times per year.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:

If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
Slow down and turn your headlights on.
Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
If it is raining heavily and you can not see, pull over and park with your hazard lights on until the rain clears.
If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am WST Friday.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's web site at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213.

The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

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Get exited over the next few weeks

By: 0122855600, 4:44 PM GMT on July 24, 2013

Over the next few weeks I am planning to indroduce weather photos of significant weather events so get exited!

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Showers and thunderstorms possible tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:33 PM GMT on July 24, 2013

Showers and thunderstorms are possible in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow.

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Weather forecast for tomorrow for Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:25 PM GMT on July 24, 2013

My own


Morning haze clearing.Chance of a morning thunderstorm near the coast then a chance of showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon.

Malaysian Meteorological Department's


weather fair whole day.

Accuweather's


An a.m t-storm;partly sunny

The Weather Channel's


Scattered thunderstorms

World Weather Online's


Patchy rain nearby in the evening.

Weather Underground's


Chance of t-storms

Freemeteo's


light rain

Weather City's


Thundershowers mainly early.

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Power outage in Bandar Kinara

By: 0122855600, 4:21 PM GMT on July 23, 2013

Last night my house and the surrounding houses was without electricity from 1 AM to 3 AM.I suspect this was due to the high usage of air conditioners and air purifiers due to the haze.

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Haze in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:24 PM GMT on July 22, 2013

The haze is back again in Kuala Lumpur with several unhealthy readings in several areas.

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a "very cold night" in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 12:49 PM GMT on July 21, 2013

A "very cold night" is likely Kuala Lumpur due to the clear skies in Kuala Lumpur.In fact,Weather Underground's best forecast system predicts the temperature to plummet to 21 degrees Celsius overnight at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport and KLIA.

Updated: 1:36 PM GMT on July 21, 2013

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"haze one kilometer and blue skies and patchy clouds the next kilometer" in KL

By: 0122855600, 8:29 AM GMT on July 21, 2013

While the Kuala Lumpur city center and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport is toasting in blue skies,pathcy clouds and 34 Degrees Celsius heat KLIA is currently covered in haze.The northwesterly wind passing through Kuala Lumpur is currently holding the haze back to KLIA.The haze is caused by "hospots" in Sumatra.

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clear nights cause larger temperature drop in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 3:44 PM GMT on July 20, 2013

Clear nights tend to cause a larger temperature drop because more heat is allowed to escape into space than in cloudy nights.This is why desserts tend to be cold at night despite hot afternoons.
The same applies for Perth,Western Australia.In Perth,Western Australia during winter on clear nights the temperature can drop to a cold 1 degrees Celsius but on a cloudy or rainy winter night the temperature might stay above 10 degrees Celsius all night.In Kuala Lumpur on clear nights the temperature can drop to 21 degrees Celsius on very clear nights but stay above 27 degrees Celsius on cloudy nights.
On the morning February 22 2013 the temperature in Kuala Lumpur had dropped to 22 Degrees Celsius due to clear skies.
This night is a clear night in Kuala Lumpur and so the temperature as of 11 PM at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport was a "cool" 27 degrees Celsius despite the hottest afternoon of the week.
In fact now(11:45 PM) the temperature at the Bukit Rahman Putra(Sungai Buloh) weather station was 26.2 degrees Celsius.Overnight we can expect the temperature to drop further and perhaps below 25 degrees Celsius.

Updated: 3:52 PM GMT on July 20, 2013

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Temperature on the rise again today in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 8:47 AM GMT on July 20, 2013

The temperature is on the rise again in Kuala Lumpur today.The temperature at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport was 34 degrees Celsius as of 4PM.This temperature can be regarded as a "cool" afternoon in relative to the hottest afternoons of the year where the temperature soars to 36 or 37 Degrees Celsius.However,the afternoon maximum temperature throughout this week has been cooler than usual due to gloomy weather throughout the week with maximum afternoon temperatures as low as 30 Degrees Celsius.The temperature at KLIA at 4PM was 32 degrees Celsius however.

Updated: 8:49 AM GMT on July 20, 2013

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Today was a dry day in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:08 PM GMT on July 19, 2013

Today was a dry day in Kuala Lumpur with the temperature reaching a maximum of 33 degrees Celsius at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport and a maximum temperature of 32 degrees Celsius at KLIA.

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Generally dry weather until Tuesday or Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:57 PM GMT on July 19, 2013

The weather will be generally dry over the next few days in Kuala Lumpur until around Tuesday or Wednesday.But clouds can still be promising.

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tropical storm Cimaron may not help with making heat and abundant sunshine retur

By: 0122855600, 4:55 PM GMT on July 18, 2013

Tropical storm Cimaron should be making landfall over the southeastern coast of China and has no chance to strengthen.Tropical storm Cimaron was previously known as tropical depression 8 in earlier posts.Therefore,the storm may not help with making the heat and abundant sunshine return in Kuala Lumpur.

Updated: 5:07 PM GMT on July 18, 2013

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thunderstorms starting to develop near Klang

By: 0122855600, 5:01 PM GMT on July 17, 2013

Radar images have detected thunderstorms and showers developing near Klang.

Meanwhile,still remember the gales that hit on Saturday.Well even stronger gales hit Kota Kinabalu yesterday.The maximum wind speed recorded at the Kota Kinabalu international airport was 74 km/h at 10 AM.The gales that hit Kota Kinablu is caused by tropical depression 8.

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flowers to blossom in the next few weeks in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:00 PM GMT on July 16, 2013

Flowers should blossom in Kuala Lumpur in the next few weeks as it had at this time of the year last year.

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Hot weather could return on Thursday

By: 0122855600, 4:55 PM GMT on July 16, 2013

Hot weather could return on Thursday due to tropical depression 8.

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gloomy weather in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:01 PM GMT on July 15, 2013

The gloomy weather in Kuala Lumpur is caused by the rain and perhaps even thunderstorms over the South China Sea.

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the relatively cool weather to persist until Tuesday says the MMD

By: 0122855600, 6:42 PM GMT on July 14, 2013

The relatively cool weather to persist until Tuesday says the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

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Cool and gloomy day in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 6:38 PM GMT on July 14, 2013

Today was a relatively cool and gloomy day in Kuala Lumpur

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report on the Sumatra squall line,gales

By: 0122855600, 6:12 PM GMT on July 14, 2013

I have released a report on the Sumatra squall line that I posted earlier about.The report can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kGxCTvoTU-j2Yg YiwiMtXCvVCfFq_BiYO0VpVqz-go0/pub but the radar images are waiting to be uploaded.My laptop is getting very slow leaving me frustrated and makes it hard to get the report done.I will be working to fix the problem.Within this week, I will also be releasing a report on the gales,heavy rain and lightning that occurred yesterday.

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Gales,heavy rain and lightning pounding Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 8:18 AM GMT on July 13, 2013

Gales,heavy rain and lightning is currently pounding Kuala Lumpur.

Updated: 8:29 AM GMT on July 13, 2013

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This weekend I will release a report on the storm yesterday morning in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:13 PM GMT on July 12, 2013

This weekend I will release a report on the storm yesterday morning in Kuala Lumpur that will include radar images.

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Thunderstorms possible tonight in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:40 PM GMT on July 11, 2013

Some thunderstorms are again possible tonight in Kuala Lumpur.But with a much lesser chance and probably later towards dawn.The change in wind direction can be expected tomorrow.There will also be a chance for some showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon in Kuala Lumpur.

Updated: 4:43 PM GMT on July 11, 2013

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Thunderstorm this morning caused coldest morning in 4 years in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:10 PM GMT on July 11, 2013

A "Sumatra" squall line thunderstorm that reached the Greater Kuala Lumpur Area/Klang Valley area at around 3 AM this morning caused strong gusty winds,heavy rain,lightning,thunder and the coldest morning in 4 years.The temperature reached 22.0 Degrees Celsius at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport.

The previous record before "the coldest morning in 4 years" record was on February 22 2013 with a reading of 22.4 Degrees Celsius.The record on that day was due to the long gloomy spell that lasted for weeks and the clearing skies that night.

The Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is not the only weather station which temperatures plummeted.Petaling Jaya recorded a minimum temperature of 22.7 Degrees Celsius while KLIA reported a minimum temperature of 22.2 Degrees Celsius.

Temperatures aside,the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport recorded an accumulated precipitation of 35.0mm while Petaling Jaya and KLIA recorded 24.0mm and 20.0mm respectively.KLIA also recorded a maximum wind gust of 35 km/h.KLIA also experienced the sound of thunder thunder for 2 hours.

Radar images have also detected very strong reflectivity as the storm had just reached the Greater Kuala Lumpur Area/Klang Valley which could have indicate the presence of hail.

Updated: 4:20 PM GMT on July 11, 2013

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Thunderstorms in Kuala Lumpur overnight

By: 0122855600, 5:23 PM GMT on July 10, 2013

Thunderstorms are likely in Kuala Lumpur overnight.

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Wind direction expected to change on Friday in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:53 PM GMT on July 09, 2013

On Friday the wind direction is expected to change and the wind is expected to be mainly northerly from Friday.Whils the wknd is still coming from the south, rain and thunderstorms are possible overnight and in the early morning.

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sunny weather for tommorow in Kuala lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:05 PM GMT on July 04, 2013

Tomorrow we can expect sunny weather in Kuala Lumpur.

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Rainy and windy day in Kuala lumpur

By: 0122855600, 5:01 PM GMT on July 04, 2013

Today was a rather rainy and windy day in Kuala Lumpur.

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Cool air ouside now in Kuala Lumpur

By: 0122855600, 4:09 PM GMT on July 01, 2013

Despite no rain this evening it is very cooling outside at the moment in Kuala Lumpur.

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Cool breeze this evening

By: 0122855600, 4:06 PM GMT on July 01, 2013

This evening there was a cool breeze that provided cool and relaxing outside environment.The cool breeze was due to a thunderstorm to the north of Kuala Lumpur that dissipated just before reaching Kuala Lumpur.

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