El Nino: Al-Sultan Abdullah views 'drying' Sungai Pahang from the air


KUANTAN: The Sultan of Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah Riayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Thursday (March 28) flew over the Pahang river to check on its condition as extreme hot weather due to the El Nino phenomenon had dried up parts of it.

The Sultan of Pahang through a Facebook posting said he had viewed the situation of the river while flying back from Kuala Lumpur to Kuanatan.

The Sultan of Pahang’s concern for the welfare and well-being of the people had always been a top priority.

According to the post, Al-Sultan Abdullah had also decreed for a 'solat hajat' to be held at all mosques and surau in Pahang on March 23.

Following the request, the Pahang Religious Department (JAIP) held a special 'solat hajat' after the Isyak prayers for rain.

According the Malaysian Meteorological Department report, Rompin, Jerantut, Temerloh, Maran, Bera and Raub experienced Level 1 (hot weather) until 4.30pm on Thursday (March 27). - Bernama

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Sultan Pahang , Sungai Pahang , El-Nino , Solat Hajat ,

   

Next In Nation

Man drowned in Kudat while spearfishing
PM calls on Malaysians to pray for national contingent's success at the Olympics
Cops identify body found floating in Sungai Jerteh
‘Troika mechanism ongoing in support to resolve problems in Myanmar: Mat Hasan
Two students drown at Dungun waterfall
MetMalaysia issues Level 1 hot weather alert for four areas
Cops seek help finding missing 17-year-old girl
Babysitter remanded after two-month-old baby sustains broken thigh
Malaysia Airlines cancels flight MH366 and MH367 due to Typhoon Gaemi in Taiwan
Kelantan bans entertainment, loud noise on Thursday evenings

Others Also Read