Flooding hits parts of Kota Belud following downpour

KOTA KINABALU: A heavy afternoon downpour left several villages and housing estates in Kota Belud under 0.3m of floodwater while a key road to northern Kudat and Kota Marudu has also been cut off.

Sabah Civil Defence Department director Col Mulliadi Al Hamid Ladin said that although the two-hour heavy rains had stopped by 5pm, the flood waters were receding very slowly due to clogged drains in the district.

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