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Last Update: 15 Dec 2018
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Recorded Flood Events in Sarawak (P3)Recorded Flood Events in Sarawak (P3)
Historical Flood Events Recorded in Sarawak From 1946 - 2013 (cont.)
Events Affected Flood Areas Flood Height * Comments
Year 2003
Jan 2003 Batu Niah 0.3- 1.2m  
Sibu Town 0.3- 1.0m 13-14/01/03
Pakan Town 2m at old bazaar Prolong storm ( 2 days) (10 families)
Julau Town 1m at Shop Lot 4 days, 8 houses & 2 longhouses affected
Matu Town 1.2m (Ground Level) 5 days, 148 houses affected
Mid Jan 2003 Bandar SriAman 1 -1.5 m ( Ground Level) Taman Sri Wangi
Debak, Sri Aman 0.5 -1 m ( Ground Level)  
Roban, Sri Aman 0.5 -1 m ( Ground Level)  
Feb2003 Sungai Sarawak 0.3- 3.0m  
Siniawan 3.0 m claimed 2 lives
Bau 1 - 2 m  
Batu Kawa 1 -2 m  
Kuching City 0.3- 1m  
Batang Samarahan 2.0- 3.0m worst flood since 1963 after 40 years
Batang Sadong 2.0- 3.0m worst flood since 1963 after 40 years
Early Dec 03 Kpg. Bakam, Sungai Miri 1 - 2 m  
Sungai Tengah, Matang Kuching 1 - 2 m  
Year 2004
Early Jan 04 Sungai Plan, Bintulu 2 - 4 m  
24 - 27 Jan 04
Sungai Sarawak
Claimed 1 life
Bau 1 - 2 m landslide Claimed 1 life
Siniawan 2 - 2.2m  
Batu Kitang 2 - 2.5 m  
Kuching City 0.3 - 1.5m  
Samarahan /Kpg Endap/kpg Kuap 2.0 -3.0 m  
Entingan, Kpg. Pinang 1.0 - 2.0 m  
25 - 28 Jan04
Sibu Town, Batang Rajang 0.3 - 1 m Claimed 3 lives
Kanowit Town 1 - 1.5 m  
Kapit 1 - 1.5 m  
26 - 28 Dec04 Niah 0.1 - 0.3m Niah Bazaar
Miri 0.1 - 0.5 m Flash flood in Town Area
Year 2005
13 Jan.05 Sri Aman
0.1 - 0.5 m Flash Flood
19 Feb 05 0.1 - 3 m
01 Mac 05 0.1 - 0.5 m
1 - 6.April 05 Sibu 0.1 - 0.3m Flash Flood
3 - 10.April 05 Kapit 0.3- 1.2m Contiuous rain
15.Mei 05 Kuching 0.1 - 0.3 m Flash Flood
3.7.05 Kuching 0.1 - 0.3 m Flash Flood
5.10.05 Kuching 0.1 - 0.3 m Flash Flood
Year 2006
23.2.06 Taman Duranda Mas, 18th Mile 0.1-0.3 m Flash Flood
19.9.06 Jalan Chawan/Mendu 0.1-0.3m Flash Flood
20.12.06 Taman Duranda Mas, 18th Mile 0.1-0.3 m Flash Flood
27.12.06 Taman Duranda Mas, 18th Mile 0.1-0.3 m Flash Flood
30.12.06 Taiton Area, Bau 0.3 - 1 m High water, feeder road closed- 8 hours
Year 2007
23.01.2007 Bau/ Kpg. Grogo, Matang, Kpg.Saga, Moyan 0.3 - 2 m Flash Flood
27-29.1.2007 Limbang Town 0.1- 0.5 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily / King Tide
28.01.2007 Matang, SMK Sri Matang 0.3 - 1.5 m Flash Flood/ Raining
28-29.1.2007 Lawas Town 0.3-0.6 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily and king Tide
27.11.2007
Rh. Jimbau, Rh. Adam Ongie, Rh. Lasam, Marudi, Miri 0.3 - 2 m Flash Flood
1.12.2007 Matang, SMK Sri Matang, Taman Sama Indah 0.3 - 1.5 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily
Kpg. Sebuti , Miri 1 - 1.5 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily
2.12.2007 Taman Suria Jaya, Matang, Duranda Mas, 17th Mile 0.3 - 1.0 m heavy downpour
Samarahan 0.3 - 0.6 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily and King Tide
12 - 16.12.2007 Sibu Town 0.3 - 1.5 m Flash Flood and King tide- 3 days
Year 2008
9-10.2.2008 Sungai Limbang, Limbang 0.3 – 0.6 m Seasonal Flood/ Raining heavily and King Tide
08.03.2008 Sungai Teru, Baram 0.3 – 0.5m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily and King Tide
12.09.2008 Jalan Mendu, Kuching 0.1 – 0.2 m Flash Flood/ Raining heavily and King Tide
27- 30.10.2008 Marudi Town and Surrounding Area, Long Lama, Long Piah, Long Banyok, Long Tutoh & kpg Benawa 0.5 – 1 m Seasonal FloodingRaining heavily for few Days
27-30.10.2008 Limbang Town and Medamit Km 33 Area 0.3 - 1 m heavy downpour / Overflow of existing rivers
11.11.2008 Bandar Sri Aman, Jln. Kelab, Jln. Berek Polis, Jln. Counsil, Jln Kapitan, Jln Hospital 0.1 - 0.3 m ( 3 Hours) Heavy Rain plus king tide
15 - 16.11.2008 Bandar Sri Aman, Jln. Kelab, Jln.Berek Polis, Jln. Counsil, Jln Kapitan, Jln Hospital 0.1 - 0.3 m Heavy Rainfall & Blockage
19.11.2008 Bandar Sri Aman, Jln. Kelab, Jln. Berek Polis, Jln. Counsil, Jln Kapitan, Jln Hospital, Jln Foochow, Kpg. Muhibah, Kpg. Kejatau 0.1 - 0.3 m Heavy Rainfall & Blockage of outlet & rubbish Trap
30.11.2008 Jalan Mendu, SRB CH No.5, Jalan Chawan Junction 0.1 - 0.3 m Flash Flood and inadequate existing drain and culvert size
Flood Events: 1946-1996 | 1997-2002 | 2003-2008 | 2009-2011 | 2012-2013 | 2014-2015 |2016-2017|

NOTE: *
Flood heights shown were for some low lying localities in the affected areas and not for the WHOLE region/areas/towns and did not indicated that the area affected were flood prone. Flooding could be due to a variety of causes and circumstances or combination of factors which aggravated the situation. The records are not necessarily complete.

Flood Height are based on existing road level, kampung/town ground level and house/longhouse ground level respectively