winter in KL?

Got this from a forwarded e-mail. Will there be winter in KL tomorrow?

Dear Friends,

I don't intend to cause alarm but I think I need to share this with everyone. Whether this is a hoax or otherwise; as a precaution, may be good to have some warm clothings on hand and be home early on Friday, 20th November 2009.

Rumours are surfacing about a freak winter storm that is expected to hit the Kuala Lumpur city centre on Friday, 20 November 2009 at around 7pm.

Being near the equator, KL has never experienced such a cold weather phenomenon and residents used to the hot and humid weather are warned to take serious precautions.

Reliable sources think that there are reasons to believe these rumours following some unusual weather-related events that many parts of the world have experienced in recent history.

Those who have never experienced extreme cold weather are advised to stick close to one another for support. I suggest reading this article on
How to Survive Being Stranded in Snow and other similar ones you can find easily on the internet.

As I personally know some of these sources, I will send out further notices as we get closer to the anticipated event.

Remember, mark 20 November 2009 in your diaries. In such an occurrence, there is safety in numbers so stay close to one another, especially after office hours!

Stay tuned.


FYI the email wasn’t signed by anyone. There’s a long trail showing that it has been forwarded from one person to another for several days now. What do you think? Shall we all come to work in ski-gear tomorrow? I bet the price of winter jackets in KL will suddenly skyrocket tonight!


dyanna said...

So, did the KL-ites enjoyed their first 'winter' hoax? LOL!

dieya said...

wahahahahaa i was kinda hoping it was true so that i could ski on the tarmac :-D by 12noon matahari mamancar-mancar nak snow apekebendanya. it started raining around 4pm. and that was it, just rain, not even a speck of hailstone. so much of expecting for snow!