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

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