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Nation 02 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Heavy rainfall caused landslide, says DID

PETALING JAYA: Heavy rainfall in a single day contributed to a minor landslide and road collapse in Semenyih, said Drainage and Irri­gation Department (DID) river basin and coastal management division chief Datuk Lim Chow Hock.

Philippines 30 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Dry spell by El Nino to cut rainfall in Philippines’

MANILA: The Philippines is facing an El Nino-spawned dry spell that will cut rainfall by as much as 80% and hit food production, a government weather forecaster warned.

Nation 21 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

DID studying rainfall to predict floods

KUALA LUMPUR: The Drainage and Irrigation Department with cooperation from relevant agencies is conducting a new study on rainfall distribution, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

AseanPlus News 23 Jun 2015 | 10:33 AM

Rainfall gives respite to drought-hit North Korea

SEOUL, June 23, 2015 (AFP) - Parched North Korea has seen significant rainfall over the past 12 days, state media reported, but not enough to end a severe drought described as the worst in 100 years.

World 30 Aug 2017 | 2:02 AM

Texas storm Harvey breaks historic rainfall record

Miami (AFP) - Hurricane Harvey has set what forecasters believe is a new rainfall record for the continental United States, officials said Tuesday.

Nation 25 Mar 2016 | 2:59 AM

Water woes persist in Sabah’s Pulau Banggi and Pitas despite rainfall

KOTA KINABALU: Rains in parts of Sabah early Friday brought some relief to some areas though no rainfall was recorded in the severely hit northern areas of Pulau Banggi and Pitas peninsula.

Nation 11 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Monsoon season starts, bringing heavier rainfall

PETALING JAYA: The annual north-east monsoon season is back, bringing with it heavier rainfall and the possibility of floods, especially in the northern states and east coast of the peninsula.

Nation 03 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

Heavy rainfall set to subside

PETALING JAYA: The heavy rainfall in Pa­­hang and Johor are expected to subside soon, prompting a downgrade from Red Alert to Orange Alert by the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia).

Community 27 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Kuching and Samarahan record heaviest rainfall during Christmas

KUCHING: The total amount of rainfall here so far this month at over 700mm is almost double the average amount for December. Over Christmas eve and Christmas day, the state capital received more than 200mm of rain.

Nation 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Rainfall double the usual'

The capital city was hit with the worst flash floods in the past two years, KL mayor Datuk Mohmad Shaid Mohd Taufek said. The average rainfall recorded was 42mm but Tuesday's rainfall was 92mm.