KUCHING: The situation in the flood-affected areas of Sarawak is under control and the rain over the past three days is expected to ease off beginning today, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.
He said the situation was improving and the barrage at Sungai Sarawak was helping to control the movement of water in the river.
Adenan commended all the relevant authorities for their hard work in successfully managing the distribution of aid to the flood victims, and said
there was excellent cooperation.
He spoke to reporters at Wisma Bapa Malaysia here after attending a briefing given by the Kuching District Flood Disaster Management Committee.
Floods hit several places in the Kuching, Bau and Serian districts over the past few days due to rain and high tide, forcing the evacuation of 5,688 people as of this afternoon. – BERNAMA