Over 2,500 evacuated as floods worsen in Sarawak


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 21 Feb 2016

Fire and Rescue Department personal ferrying flood victims to safety at Kampung Surik Stapok about 20km from Kuching Sunday. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

KUCHING: The flood situation in Sarawak has worsened due to intermittent heavy rains in several areas.  

The number of evacuees in the Kuching, Samarahan and Serian divisons increased to 2,869 people on Sunday morning from 486 last night.  

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Floods , Kuching , Sarawak , Samarahan , Serian

   

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