King tide, heavy rains cause flooding in five Sarawak districts


Heavy rain and king tide caused floods in five Sarawak districts. Bomba Sarawak pic

MIRI: A king tide and heavy rain has caused flooding in five districts in Sarawak and the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department has deployed ground units to check on the situation, it said in its latest updates Tuesday (Sept 8) morning.

"Samalaju in northern Sarawak as well as Bintangor, Sibu, Kanowit and Kapit districts in central Sarawak have seen flash floods due to the rain and king tide.

"The situation is expected to see improvement even though the weather is still cloudy," it said.

There are ground reports of floods affecting longhouses and residential estates in these affected districts.

Several link-roads are also affected by rising water levels. So far, there have been no evacuation of affected residents.

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