Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Overnight torrential rain causes flood havoc

KUCHING: Torrential rain since late Thursday night, caused several low-lying areas in Kuching, Kota Samarahan, Lundu and Serian to be flooded. The State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre, in a flood update, revealed that flash floods and fallen trees...

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...

400 flood victims relocated

KUCHING: More than 400 flood victims were relocated to temporary relief centres (PPS) in Samarahan, said Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang. She said the victims, from about 120 families were relocated to PPS which are nearest to their residences. “We can...

Saved by neighbour’s phone call

KUCHING: A phone call by a neighbour has prompted a 36-year-old woman to save extra time for her family to evacuate their home before the flood water level rose. Jasima Sahril was sleeping with her husband and four children (aged...

Jalan Pantai Lutong to close

MIRI: Miri City Council may close Jalan Pantai Lutong here if the water reaches a dangerous level. The king tide is predicted to be in the range of between 5.6 to 6.1 metres for the next few days according to...

Flash flood forces relocation of evacuees

KUCHING: An unexpected flash flood at Taman Malihah on Wednesday evening forced the relocation of flood victims at an evacuation centre in the multipurpose community hall there. The flood victims were moved to a temporary evacuation centre at Sekolah Jenis...

SEB to switch off power supply during floods

KUCHING: To keep the public safe from electrical hazards, Sarawak Energy (SEB) will switch off the power supply to substations and other facilities without prior notice in the event of a flood or when rising water levels lead to...
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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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