Road to Bukit Engkerbai impassable to light vehicles

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MUKAH: The main road to Bukit Engkerbai as well as the road heading towards Lubuk Bemban today (Feb 5) were cut off due to floods.

According to Civil Defence Force (APM) Mukah chief Capt (PA) Zuriza Sharkawi, the water level rose to 0.8m. However, the current situation is still safe.

“The floods, caused by high tide, made the road impassable to light vehicles.

“However, no temporary evacuation centre has been opened so far,” he said in a statement today.

The public is reminded to remain vigilant as high tide starts to occur and heavy rains are also predicted.

Meanwhile, members of the public who need emergency assistance from the APM personnel can contact the Mukah and Dalat operations control centre at 084-874814.

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