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

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

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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.

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