Malaysia - Severe Weather (Malay National News Agency, Local Media, WMO, Malay Meteo)
Heavy rainfall that started on 12 February has caused floods in the Sabah state in NE Malaysia. The most affected districts were those of Beaufort, Tenom and Keningau, with around 3 000 people displaced in relief centres as of 16 February.
The heavy rains have since continued in the region, with 97mm in 24h on 16 February and 130mm on 17 February reported by WMO in Sandakan, NE Sabah. Malay Meteo forecasts isolated rains for Sabah on 18 February.