Long Bemang floodwaters reach 2.4 feet
By:Margaret Ringgit
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MIRI: The level of flood water in Long Bemang, Baram began to rise as of 8.17am today, reaching a height of 2.4 feet, following nonstop heavy rain since Thursday.

According to the Zone 6 Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), the situation is currently under control, thus no evacuations have happened as of yet.

It is understood that there were 530 villagers living in the 100-door longhouse who were impacted by the flooding.

Kampung Long Bemang, the longest longhouse in northern region of Sarawak, comprises of four blocks, namely Haleluyah, Hosana, Maranata and Calvary.

When it rains heavily, Long Bemang is one of the longhouses along the Apoh River that frequently floods.

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