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Areas In Kota Kinabalu Hit By Flash Floods After Heavy Downpour Last Night

Areas In Kota Kinabalu Hit By Flash Floods After Heavy Downpour Last Night

The heavy rain and flood have also caused traffic congestion.

Tasneem Nazari

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After experiencing heavy rain since late last night, several areas in Kota Kinabalu have been hit by flash floods today.

Affected areas include Taman Telipok Jaya, Taman Telipok Ria, Kampung Lokub, Kampung Lorong Pulau, Manggatal, Kampung Kaulan, and Kampung Rugading.

The rough location of the places mentioned above are marked with a yellow star. (Credit: Google Maps)

According to Bernama, the flash flood was confirmed by a spokesperson from the Sabah Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre whom they contacted today.

The spokesperson also informed Bernama that Bomba is closely monitoring the situation.

Meanwhile, a check by Bernama revealed that floodwaters had overflowed onto several roads in the city and affected vehicles that had been parked in low lying areas.

The heavy fall of rain had also caused traffic congestion on several major roads.


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