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Landslide at major road as flash floods hit KL centre

Areas affected include Segambut Indah, Sungai Penchala and the Central Market area towards Brickfields.

MCA wants answers from MPSJ after Subang Jaya hit by flash...

Selangor Wanita MCA chairperson Ong Chong Swen wants city council and elected reps to ensure such flash floods don't occur again.

Flash floods cause havoc in Subang Jaya, USJ

Elected reps urge Subang Jaya Municipal Council to take note of areas affected to prevent a recurrence.

Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency in response to the floods.

Papua floods kill 42

The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain.

Floods, landslides kill at least eight in Indonesia

Thousands forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rain triggered devastating flash floods and landslides in Indonesia.

Mesmerising waterfalls of the Philippines

Daranak Falls and Batlag Falls are popular spots for recreation so be prepared to jostle with the crowds for these tiny bits of paradise.

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France

The equivalent of three months of rainfall was dumped overnight in the Aude region in just a few hours, swelling rivers and flooding fields and towns.

Downpour wreaks havoc on Penang traffic

Floodwaters reach as high as 80mm on mainland Penang while Bukit Mertajam recorded flood levels of between 150mm and 450mm.

Hurricane Lane menaces Hawaii even though storm has weakened

There were no reports of injuries, but at least 14 roads were closed because of flash floods and landslides in the Pacific island state.

Finally, Penang gets RM150 million for flood mitigation project

With the long-awaited funds in hand, work will begin next year to fix the problematic Sungai Pinang to keep it from bursting its banks.

Review mixed development project, Taman Wahyu folk tell DBKL

The residents fear the flood retention ponds will lead to flash floods while traffic congestion will become worse.

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Myanmar

Several parts of Mon State have been hit by flash floods due to heavy monsoon rains.

Heavy rain, strong winds wreak havoc in Penang

Glass panels at the KTM train station in Bukit Mertajam shattered while tents at a Ramadan bazaar at Uptown Perda were blown down.

Penang flooded again after continuous heavy rain

However, no casualties or injuries were reported and only four families were evacuated.

Pairin: Disaster warnings since 1996 unheeded in Keningau

Sabah DCM Joseph Pairin Kitingan says warnings had been given since 1996 when Storm Greg hit killing 200, but people still built houses close to rivers.

12 houses swept away in Keningau floods, but no deaths reported

The floods were caused by the rain-swollen Sungai Pampang, the same river that overflowed and killed some 200 people in a 1996 tropical storm.

Kota Belud flood worsens, 1,829 victims displaced

With number of people evacuated increasing at rapid rate, rescuer relates tale of married couple trapped inside their flooded house overnight.

Over 120 roadside slopes damaged in Penang floods

Roadside slopes on island roads were damaged or affected by landslides, according to state exco in charge of public works.

Sabah approves RM50m flood mitigation work in Kota Belud

Project aims to rehabilitate Sungai Kedamaian in Kota Belud district which suffered its worst floods last month.

Penang raises flood victim payout to RM700

Lim Guan Eng says donations to the state government, inching towards RM10 million, will be used to add another RM200 to the RM500 per household announced earlier.

Zahid to Gerakan: Floods a sign from God to retake Penang

Deputy prime minister says Barisan Nasional has shown it is ‘colour-blind’ in helping the people.

Guan Eng announces RM500 aid for each flood-hit household

The Penang chief minister also announces discounts on water bills and assessment rates, following flash floods that struck the state over the weekend.

Guan Eng: Penang’s unusual rainfall likely due to Typhoon Damrey

Penang Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers slams Meteorological Department for late warning on heavy rainfall.