Tuesday, May 18, 2021

flash floods

Harden inspects drainage upgrading project site

SIMANGGANG: Assistant Minister of Community Wellbeing and Simanggang assemblyman Datuk Francis Harden Hollis took time on Monday to visit a drainage upgrading project site at Taman Gamang, here. The project which is expected to be completed on this April 14,...

Projects ongoing to improve drainage system

MIRI: Flash flood occurrence in areas throughout the Senadin constituency may be a thing of the past following the implementation of nine projects to improve its irrigation and drainage system. Senadin assemblyman Datuk Lee Kim Shin said five of the...

Don’t clog drainage system, Lo tells errant parties

KUCHING: In an effort to alleviate the occurrence of flash floods, Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang has reminded all relevant parties such as developers and contractors not to block drainageways. “Don’t just place small culverts in earth...

Stay away from flooded areas, public urged

KUCHING: In light of several major areas being inundated by flash floods recently, the Sarawak Community Policing Association (SCPA) has urged members of the community to remain safe and vigilant as well as to stay away from flooded areas...

Drains upgrade to mitigate flash flood

KUCHING: The drainage system at Kampung Pasir Pandak has been upgraded to mitigate the effects of stagnant water and flash floods. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the RM150,000...

MP attends to flooded areas

KUCHING: Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni on Sunday (Feb 14) paid a series of visits to areas in his constituency affected by the high tide and flash floods resulting from heavy rains the day before. Beginning with a visit to...

Firemen ready to face floods

BY ALLAN JAY & NURHAUNI LEE ABDULLAH SIBU: Firemen here are prepared to face the flash floods that struck four districts today. Sarawak Fire Department Zone 4 (Sibu) chief Janggan Muling assured that his men were always ready to face floods. He...

Rising waters — and tempers

Petra Jaya’s Taman Murni folk fed up with flood inaction by authorities BY SUFIAN MOHIDIN KUCHING: With multiple areas and homes across the state affected by the king tide coupled with nonstop heavy rain, the misperception about flash floods continues to...

Miri under control

MIRI: Areas in the district affected by floods are now under control as water levels are slowly receding. At 9.30am today, the Miri Fire Department carried out flood monitoring at the Jalan Piasau Camp-Lutong, Jalan Kuala Baram Lama, Desa Senadin...

Floods in Kuching under control

KUCHING: The flood situation in this district is under control, said Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) chairman Dr Murni Suhaili. He said this was due to the board opening its barrages to avoid the Sarawak River from overflowing in areas prone...
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Call to repair telco tower

KUCHING: The authorities have been urged to do something about the telecommunication tower at Nanga Serau, Katibas in Song. In...
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