Johor’s coastal residents warned to be alert to high tide phenomenon, says MB

JOHOR BARU: The people of Johor, especially those living in the coastal areas, have been advised to be more vigilant following warnings issued of a high tide phenomenon, says Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi (pic).

The Johor Menteri Besar said fishermen, as well as beachgoers, were also advised to take precautions.

“The National Hydrographic Centre (PHN) has issued a warning of the high tide phenomenon which is expected to occur from Thursday (July 14) until Sunday (July 17).

“I urge Johor coastal residents to be more vigilant to avoid any untoward incidents,” he said via a post on his official Facebook page Thursday.

Onn Hafiz said the public was also asked to constantly monitor weather conditions and refer to the information provided by the relevant agencies before embarking on their activities.

PHN, in a Twitter post, said the phenomenon was caused by the gravitational pull of the moon and sun. – Bernama