Saturday, April 10, 2021

floods

Over 160 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods

Dozens more are still missing and thousands have been left homeless.

Flash floods kill dozens in Indonesia and East Timor

Indonesia’s weather agency said a tropical cyclone is approaching, warning that it could bring yet more rain, strong waves, and high winds.

In Australia, thousands to be evacuated as torrential downpours persist

The torrential rain is in stark contrast to a year ago, when authorities were battling drought and catastrophic bushfires which killed millions of wild animals.

Jakarta crippled by floods

More than 1,300 residents have been evacuated to temporary shelters, with parts of the capital under 1.2m to 2.7m of water.

Govt pledges easier EPF withdrawals as RM24 billion approved for 3 million

The EPF will provide an advance payment of up to RM1,000 for each eligible applicant under the i-Sinar Category 2.

In Sarawak, rising floods push virus war from limelight

But Covid-19 still complicates rescue efforts and necessitates quarantine even at flood relief centres.

Flood victims in Sarawak increase 3-fold

But the flood situation is improving in Pahang and Johor.

Fording the floods in Pahang

Each year, monsoon rains pound the east coast forcing the evacuation of thousands as floods leave vehicles, roads and even houses underwater. But residents have described this year's flooding as the worst in half a century with tens of thousands evacuated in Pahang alone.

Flood situation improves in 4 states but more evacuated in Johor

More evacuees have been allowed to return home in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Perak but the number of flood victims has risen in Johor.

6 dead, nearly 50,000 evacuated in floods

Those in the affected areas say this year's floods are the worst in decades.

More evacuated as floods continue to rise

More people are being evacuated in Pahang, Kelantan, Terengganu and Perak while the situation in Johor and Sabah is improving.

Hold GE15 after pandemic subsides, says Bersatu

Bersatu says its main agenda is to focus all efforts on addressing the Covid-19 pandemic and reviving the economy.

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