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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (September 27, 2022)
September 27, 2022

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
Weather Alert
September 27, 2022


Location: Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean

Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2022 and ends on April 30, 2023.  In Malaysia, the monsoon season is often accompanied by continuous rainstorms and flooding in some parts of the country, including Kuala Lumpur.  These torrential rains and severe thunderstorms can lead to wide-spread electricity disruptions and water shortages.  U.S. citizens in Malaysia are advised to prepare in advance for potential utility disruptions, as outages can last several days.

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