Flash Flood In Lawas Sees 19 People Evacuated Overnight

Firemen watching the situation after the floodwaters went up by two feet at Kg Sebat, Lundu.
Firemen watching the situation after the floodwaters went up by two feet at Kg Sebat, Lundu.

MIRI – Flash floods in Lawas, Limbang, Wednesday night forced 19 people from Kampung Siang-Siang, Trusan Lawas, to be evacuated.

Limbang Civil Defence Force officer Mahathir Mohd Isa said the Trusan Community Hall was opened at 10.06 pm yesterday to accommodate the victims when flash floods hit their village following heavy rain.

“The relief centre was closed at 10.15 am Thursday when water in the village receded and the victims allowed to return home,” he said when contacted by Bernama.