Strong winds, rough seas warning

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meterological Department (MetMalaysia) today issued a first-category warning of strong winds and rough seas over the waters of Sabah (Sandakan, Kudat, West Coast and Interior) and Labuan starting from Oct 16 to 20.

It said in a statement that strong south-westerly winds could reach up to 40 kmph to 50 kmph with waves rising as high as 3.5 metres.

"These conditions are dangerous to small craft, recreational sea activities and sea sports," the statement said.

The same situation is also expected to occur over the waters off Condore, Reef North, Layang-layang and Sulu, it added. – Bernama