Saturday, September 25, 2021

rainy season

State Bomba ready for year-end floods

KUCHING: The State’s Fire and Rescue Department is ready to mobilise its assets and personnel in the face of expected flooding during the year-end rainy season. Its director Khirudin Drahman disclosed that various preparations have been made to ensure the...

Rainy days ahead in Sarawak

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Sarawakians will be experiencing more wet days ahead, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). Thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected to occur daily over the interior parts of Sarawak this week as a result of the ongoing...

Needy affected by floods receive blankets, towels

KUCHING: Sarawak Initiative (TSI) Welfare Project Team together with the Karma Kagyu Dharma Society and The Society for Kuching Urban Poor (SKUP) provided blankets and towels to less fortunate folk affected by the current rainy season. The areas hard hit...

Landslides cause power interruptions to Lundu, Sematan and Telok Melano

BAU: The on-going rainy weather conditions caused two landslide incidents along the Bau-Lundu main road recently, affecting power supply to about 9,000 customers in Bau-Lundu, Lundu, Sematan and Telok Melano. Two 33kV overhead lines tripped after the landslide damaged an...

CM brings smiles to faces of flood victims

BY CLEMENT ERIK WONG & NUR SHAZREENA ALI KUCHING: Floods caused by incessant heavy downpour since Tuesday worsened today in some parts of the state. Worried for the safety of the flood victims, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg...

Ensure telemetry station units in top condition

KUCHING: Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin recently urged the Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) to ensure that all telemetry stations are functioning well, especially during the rainy season. SRB has a total of 22 telemetry stations which operate daily in...

APM Mukah well prepared for floods

MUKAH: Mukah District Civil Defence Force (APM Mukah) is always prepared to provide necessary assistance in the event of a flood during the rainy season. APM Mukah chief Capt (PA) Zuriza Sharkawi said her team, consisting of 40 personnel, is working...

Safer, comfortable homes for the needy

KUCHING: The recipients of Sarawak Poor Housing Improvement Project (PPRMS) are truly relieved as they now enjoy safer and more comfortable homes during the rainy season. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said PPRMS is an initiative by the...

Two drainage projects in Tanjung Datu

KUCHING: Two more drainage projects are implemented under the Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) in Tanjung Datu, said its assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu. She said this is to allow better water flow especially during rainy seasons and to prevent floods...

Cold, rainy weather expected until March

KUCHING: The state is expected to have cold and rainy weather until March next year. This is due to the monsoon transition phase. According to the weather forecast on the Malaysian Meteorological Department’s website, the rainy weather will include thunderstorms...
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Unfair to deny senior citizens their driving licences

KUCHING: Limiting the issuance of motor vehicle licences to senior citizens is unfair as there are no statistics showing...
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