This excerpt from the Malay Mail is revealing: (Senior meteorologist) Mohd Hisham noted that most of the weather stations on the east coast have recorded almost double the regular amount of rainfall for December. “It was supposed to be 500...
A strong windstorm caused havoc in Penang this evening as trees were uprooted and a tower structure fell off the top of the state Umno building. Has Penang just received its first taste of climate change? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkLw6oCNqT0?rel=0&w=600&h=450] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVIIVOdCXLg?rel=0&w=600&h=450] Consider...
A massive 8.9 quake and huge tsunami have struck northern Japan, triggering a wider tsunami alert around the Pacific rim. 2036: A contact in the Philippines reports that 19 provinces in north Luzon are on high alert. Tsunami waves have...
That's the scene of devastation in Kelantan. Large swathes of the East Coast are under water as some of the worst floods in recent times hit Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang. Some 20000 people have been evacuated in Kelantan alone...
Superstorm Sandy that is slamming the United States is a warning about the perils of climate change. It is time to wake up and think more seriously about how our unsustainable economic model is worsening climate change and leading...
Can it be business as usual for us? Why weren't King Tides a big problem before? What has changed? What kind of impact will it have on all that land reclamation taking place around us. Already, parts of the...
A water spout crossed over Penang Bridge as bewildered motorists looked on this evening. Does anyone else think the weather is getting a bit more freakish or it it just me? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x68jtkrRdsY In Butterworth, a brief downpour at 5.45pm resulted in...
In the aftermath of the 4-5 November 2017 storm and extensive flooding and landslides, many thought they were the worst in Penang's history. But there was also widespread flooding in Penang on 24 November 1932, when 15 inches (about 380mm)...
On the heels of the 400000-strong People's Climate March in New York, several thousand protesters have descended on Wall Street to "confront the root cause of the climate crisis – an economic system based on exploiting frontline communities, workers...
The API for Port Klang soared overnight to reach 352 at 7.00am while Banting recorded a similar rise to touch 316, according to the Department of the Environment, Malaysia. The haze has been detected over fires in Central Sumatra...

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