Tag: flash floods
Areas affected include Segambut Indah, Sungai Penchala and the Central Market area towards Brickfields.
Selangor Wanita MCA chairperson Ong Chong Swen wants city council and elected reps to ensure such flash floods don't occur again.
Elected reps urge Subang Jaya Municipal Council to take note of areas affected to prevent a recurrence.
Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency in response to the floods.
The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain.
Thousands forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rain triggered devastating flash floods and landslides in Indonesia.
Daranak Falls and Batlag Falls are popular spots for recreation so be prepared to jostle with the crowds for these tiny bits of paradise.
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.
Floodwaters reach as high as 80mm on mainland Penang while Bukit Mertajam recorded flood levels of between 150mm and 450mm.
There were no reports of injuries, but at least 14 roads were closed because of flash floods and landslides in the Pacific island state.
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.
The residents fear the flood retention ponds will lead to flash floods while traffic congestion will become worse.
Several parts of Mon State have been hit by flash floods due to heavy monsoon rains.
Glass panels at the KTM train station in Bukit Mertajam shattered while tents at a Ramadan bazaar at Uptown Perda were blown down.
However, no casualties or injuries were reported and only four families were evacuated.
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.
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.
With number of people evacuated increasing at rapid rate, rescuer relates tale of married couple trapped inside their flooded house overnight.
Roadside slopes on island roads were damaged or affected by landslides, according to state exco in charge of public works.
Project aims to rehabilitate Sungai Kedamaian in Kota Belud district which suffered its worst floods last month.
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.
Deputy prime minister says Barisan Nasional has shown it is ‘colour-blind’ in helping the people.
The Penang chief minister also announces discounts on water bills and assessment rates, following flash floods that struck the state over the weekend.
Penang Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers slams Meteorological Department for late warning on heavy rainfall.