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Community 22 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

Clogged monsoon drain triggers frequent flashfloods on NPE

RUBBISH has clogged a monsoon drain in Jalan PJS1/13 so badly that it causes bad flooding of an exit road at KM18.9 of the New Pantai Expressway (NPE), opposite Taman Maju Jaya.

Metro News 11 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

JKR Klang promptly clears clogged monsoon drain

THE Klang district Public Works Department (JKR) has desilted a monsoon drain parallel to Jalan Kota Raja that was caked with mud, weeds and thick.

Nation 21 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Monsoon season polls last held in ‘99

EXCLUSIVE: PUTRAJAYA: The only time a Malaysian general election was held during the northeast monsoon was in 1999, when polling took place on Nov 29 that year.

Metro News 21 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Urgent need to desilt monsoon drains because of high tide

RESIDENTS in Taman Melawis, Klang, are still waiting for desilting to be carried out on two monsoon drains to curb flash floods.

Community 19 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Killer monsoon drain’ to be walled up

THE monsoon drain along Jalan Tun Dr Awang in Penang where a 59-year-old businessman drowned in floodwaters has been temporarily barricaded with poles, ropes and reflectors.

Sri Lanka 29 May 2017 | 3:40 AM

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said Monday.

Community 10 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

New design of monsoon drain being tested in PJ

A new method to prevent flash floods in Section 12 is now being tested out at the monsoon drain between the back lanes of Jalan 12/12 and Jalan 12/14.

World 13 May 2015 | 8:30 AM

After Nepal quakes, monsoon poses risk of more landslides, floods

JURE, Nepal (Reuters) - Areas of Nepal remain perilously unstable following last month's devastating earthquake, and, as Tuesday's tremor showed, landslides pose an ongoing menace that will only increase when seasonal monsoon rains begin to fall in the coming weeks.

World 12 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Monsoon rains test cash-strapped Pakistan after 200 die

HYDERABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's cash-strapped government, struggling to help victims of last year's devastating floods, faces another major test as monsoon rains sweep across the south, triggering flooding that has killed about 200 people in recent weeks.

World 12 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Monsoon rains test cash-strapped Pakistan after 200 die

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's cash-strapped government, struggling to help victims of last year's devastating floods, faces another major test as monsoon rains, which have already killed about 200 people in recent weeks, sweep across the south.