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Recorded Flood Event in Sarawak (2016)

HISTORICAL FLOOD EVENTS RECORDED IN SARAWAK FROM 1946 - 2021
Events Affected Flood Areas Flood Height * Comments
    YEAR 2016
 01.01.2016  St. Nicholas Church, Kpg. Serayan Hilir, Kuching
0.6m  Continuous heavy rainfall. 
Kpg. Paon lundu, Kuching
0.6m
 09.01.2016 Kpg Long Loyang di Miri 1.2m from ground level Continuous heavy rainfall & river water overflow from the upper Sungai Tinjar.
  
 11.01.2016  Kpg Long Jegan di Miri 0.3 – 0.6m from ground level
 
Kpg. Long Teran, Miri
 21.1.2016
Jalan Bangunan Kerajaan, Sarikei.
0.20m (from road surface)
Continuous heavy rainfall.
 
Jalan Jelutong Barat, Sarikei. Jalan Repok, Sarikei.
0.15m (from road surface)
Rh. Faisal, Engkeramut, Sri Aman
0.1m - 1.2m from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall & drainage system is not properly maintained.
 
Kpg. Selepong, Sri Aman
0.1m - 0.6m from ground level
Jalan Sri Aman – Serian. 0.3m from surface level
 22.01.2016 SK Ulu Sengan, Durin, Sibu
0.6m
Continuous heavy rainfall, low laying area & stagnant water.
07.02.2016
Jalan Matang – Batu Kawa, Kuching
0.6m
Continuous heavy rainfall and  low laying area
Kpg. Segong, Kuching
1.2 from ground level
Heavy rainfall, the culvert size & small drain are not functioning.
Kpg. Apar, Kuching
0.5 – 0.9 from ground level
08.02.2019

09.02.2016 
Kpg. Siniawan Melayu Seberang
0.9m from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall & overflow from Sg. Sarawak Kanan.
Kpg. Suba Buan, Kuching
1.5 – 2.8m from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall & overflow from Sg. Sarawak Kanan.
  
Kpg. Pangkalan Bau, Kuching
1.3m from ground level
Kpg. Buso, Kuching
0.6 – 1.2m from ground level
 08.02.2016  Kampung Endap, Kuching
0.3 – 0.5 from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall.
 
Batu 15, Jalan Kuching Serian
0.3 – 0.6 from road level
10.02.2016 Kpg. Stuggang Melayu Lama, Lundu, Kuching
0.53 – 0.5 from ground level
Heavy rainfall & overflow from Btg. Kayan during King Tide.
16.02.2016
Jalan Matang – Batu Kawa
0.4m
Continuous heavy rainfall & low road area.
20 – 21.02.2016
  
Kpg. Bogag, Bau, Kuching
0.6 – 1.2m from ground level

Continuous heavy rainfall & water overflow from Sg. Sarawak Kanan & low laying area.
  
Kpg. Peninjau Baru, Kuching
0.6 – 1.2m from ground level
Kpg. Suba Buan, Kuching
0.6 – 1.8m from ground level
20 – 22.02.2016
           
Kpg. Bunga Rampai, Batu Kitang, Kuching
0.5 – 0.8m from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall & water overflow from Sg. Sarawak Kanan & low laying area.
           
Kpg. Tanjung Durian Lama, Kuching
0.6 – 1.2m from ground level
   
Kpg. Belimbing, Bau, Kuching
Kpg. Bijuray, Bau, Kuching
Kpg. Keranji Melayu, Kuching
Kpg. Lidah Tanah, Batu Kitang, Kuching
0.5 – 0.8m
Kpg. Peninjau Baru, Kuching
0.6 – 1.2 from ground leve
Kpg. Seniawan Seberang, Kuching
1.4m
Kpg. Grogo, Bau, Kuching
0.8 – 1.3m
Kpg. Pengkalan Bau, Kuching
0.8 – 1.3m
Suba Buan, Kuching
 
Kpg. Boyan Buso, Kuching
1.4m
20.02.2016
SK Ng.Tibu, Sri Aman
1.2m
Continuous heavy rainfall causing the water overflow Sungai Engkari.
SK Ulu Engkari, Sri Aman 3.0m from ground level
SK. Ulu Engkari dan SK. Ng. Tibu di Lubok Antu, Sri Aman
10 ft from ground level
21.02.2016
     
Kampung Endap, Samarahan
0.3 – 0.8m from ground level
     
Continuous heavy rainfall.
     
Kampung Nangka, Samarahan
Kampung Pinang, Samarahan
Kampung Pangkalan Kuap, Samarahan
Kampung Tanah Puteh, samarahan
Kampung Entingan, Samarahan
21 – 22.02.2016
Kpg. Selampit, Lundu, Kuching
0.5 – 0.8m from ground level
Continuous heavy rainfall & water overflow from Btg. Kayan & low laying area.
Kpg. Bitokan, Lundu, Kuching
22 – 23.02 2016 Pangkalan Musi Seberang Buso, Kuching
1.4 from ground level Continuous heavy rainfall & water overflow from Sg. Sarawak Kanan.
Kpg. Buso Cina, Kuching
27.2.2016
                               
Jalan Wan Alwi
0.3 – 0.6m
                               
Continuous heavy rainfall, low laying area, drainage problem & King Tide.
                               
Jalan Tabuan Dayak
Jalan Urat Mata
Jalan Arang
Jalan Batu Lintang
Jalan Ong Tiang Swee
Jalan Tong Wei Tah
Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho
Jalan Keretapi
Jalan Stapok & Kampung Stapok
Jalan Rock
Taman Bong Chin
Jalan Kenny Hill
Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce
Taman Bormill
Sinar Budi Baru
Desa Wira
Jalan Nenas
Jalan Badruddin
Jalan Tun Abg. Hj. Openg, Fakulti Perubatan Unimas & Hospital
Satok & Pasar Satok
Jalan Palm
Jalan Green
Jalan Belian
SESCO Round About
Jalan Padungan
Jalan Ban Hock
Jalan Bintawa
Jalan Gertak (Main Bazaar)
Jalan MacDougal-Padang Merdeka
Kampung Tupong, Petra Jaya
Jalan Demak
 27.02.2016  RPR Fasa II, Kampung Tungku, Petra Jaya
 0.3 – 0.6m  Continuous heavy rainfall, low laying area, drainage problem & King Tide. 
Kampung Kudei, Kuching
 27.02.2016  Taman Samarindah Lorong 28, Kampung  Rembus, S.K. Muara Tuang, Tanjung  Bundong Fasa III dan Kampung Baru,  Samarahan.
 0.3-0.6m above road level King Tide & continuous heavy rainfall.
S.K. Muara Tuang, Samarahan.
 0.3-0.6m above road level  Heavy rainfall.
 06.03.2016 Kpg Long Bemang, Miri
0.2m-0.3m
 Heavy rainfall.
08.03.2016 Kpg Rambutan Pakan, Sarikei
0.5m Continuous heavy rainfall.
Rumah Rehat Pakan, Sarikei
1.0m  
Pasar Lama Pakan, Sarikei
0.3m Continuous heavy rainfall.
09.03.2016 Rh. Gading, Ran Ulu, Sri Aman 0.3m - 0.45m from surface level  
Continuous heavy rainfall.
15.03.2016  Jalan Bangunan Kerajaan, Sarikei. 0.20m (from road surface) Continuous heavy rainfall.
Jalan Jelutong Bara, Sarikei. 0.15m (from road surface)
 11.03.2016
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14.03.2016
Jalan gravel dari Jambatan  Pantu – Semawa, Sri Aman.
0.1m - 0.5m above road level    
Heavy rainfall & water overflow from Sungai Setrap.
14 – 15.3.2016 Sk. Nanga Selangau, Mukah
1.2m Heavy rainfall & King Tide.
Sk. Sg. Pakoh, Mukah
0.9m
SK. Sg. Matthew, Mukah
0.9m
SK. Iban Union, Mukah
0.3-1.0m
SK. Nanga Kua, Mukah
0.3m
SK. Sg. Buluh, Mukah
0.3-0.6m
SK. Sg. Anak, Mukah
0.3-0.6m
15.03.2016 Punan Bah, Kapit
0.43m Heavy rainfall & rainwater from the upstream.
04-05.05.2016 Jalan Geronggang, Sibu
0.35m Continuous heavy rainfall & low laying area.
Jalan Hua Kiew/Jalan Hua Kiew 1, Sibu
0.3m
Jalan Merlin/Jalan Merlin 5, Sibu
0.3-0.6m
Jalan Brooke Drive, Sibu
0.35m
Jalan Nyabor,Sibu 0.25m
Jalan Central, Sibu
0.35m
SMK Methodist, Sibu
0.3m
Jalan Keranji, Sibu
0.4m
Kpg. Dato, Sibu
0.35m
SMK Tung Hua, Sibu
0.2-0.25m
Jalan Merdeka, Sibu
0.2m
Jalan Melor,Sibu 0.15m
Jalan Langsat, Sibu
0.2-0.3m
Jalan Oya Lama (Poly Clinic), Sibu
0.2-0.25m
01.06.2016
Kampung Ahmad Takong, Lawas
0.5 – 0.9 from ground level
Heavy rainfall.
13 – 14.6.2016
Rumah Tanggai, Lubai, Limbang
0.2 – 0.9 from ground level
Heavy rainfall & low laying area.
 08.09.2016 Kampung Tanah Sibagol, Lawas
0.2 – 0.8 from ground level
Heavy rainfall, water overflow from nearby river & low laying area.
Kampung Undop, Lawas
Kampung Limpaki, Lawas
Kampung Munchu, Lawas
Kampung Bukit Puan, Lawas
Stesen Minyak Shell, Lawas
Kawasan Tamu (Pasar Basah) , Lawas
17.10.2016 Kampung Buntal Hulu, Kuching Bacaan Stesen Aras Air Rampangi
(0.79 - 1.53m)
Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui kawasan dan paras jalan yang rendah
Kampung Bako Hulu, Kuching -
Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui pembinaan pintu air baru yaag sedang dalam pembinaan.
Kpg. Jalan. Pusat Giat MARA, Kpg. Baru dan Pasar Sebuyau -
Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui kawasan yang rendah / benteng yang rendah dan ban yang putus.
 Kampung Tebelu Hulu, Sebuyau
 - Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui kawasan “ring bund” yang rendah
 Pasar Sri Aman (Jalan Club, Jln. Kapitan, Jln. Main Bazaar)  Bacaan Stesen Aras Air Sri Aman Telemetry (3.14 - 3.31m)
 Limpahan air pasang besar dari Sungai Batang Lupar
Rh. Sambau, Nanga Entulang(Lingga) - Limpahan air pasang besar melalui kawasan 'DID Campsite Entulang” dan mengalir melalui parit utama, terus menuju ke kawasan Rh. Sambau, menyebabkan limpahan air pasang besar yg berlebihan dr parit utama telah melimpah ke seluruh kawasan Rh. Sambau. Terdapat 2 buah rumah yang telah dilimpah air pasang besar dan keadaan rumah tersebut masih bertakung sehingga sekarang.
Pasar Kabong - Air Pasang Besar
Kampung Jerijeh, Tg Manis Bacaan Stesen Telemertry Paloh Bangau (5.9 - 6.45m)
Limpahan air pasang besar setinggi 0.1m-0.35m serta Ban perimeter sepanjang 8m pecah akibat hakisan menyebabkan air masuk membanjiri kawasan Kpg Jerijeh.
kampung Belawai, Tg Manis Bacaan Stesen Telemertry Paloh Bangau (5.9 - 6.45m) Limpahan air pasang besar setinggi 0.1m 0.35m dan air membanjiri kawasan Kpg. Belawai dari laut dan 2 batang Sungai yang berdekatan.
17–20.10.2016 Kampung Tungkah Melayu, Sebuyau 2 - 3 Kaki dari paras tanah Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui kawasan yang rendah / benteng yang rendah dan ban yang putus.
18.10.2016 Kampung Sileng Dayak, Lundu - Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui kawasan dan paras jalan yang rendah
Kampung Tambirat, Asajaya - Limpahan air pasang besar masuk melalui parit konkrit yang dibina tanpa flap dan melalui kawasan jalan yang rendah.
kampung Menek, Sebangan - Ring Bund' putus
19.10.2016 kampung Menek, Sebangan 2 - 3 Kaki dari paras tanah Ring Bund' putus
28.12.2016 Kpg Sebat Melayu Baru, Lundu - Limpahan air sungai akibat daripada hujan lebat yang berterusan
FLOOD EVENTS : 1946-1996 | 1997-2002 | 2003-2008 | 2009-2011 | 2012-2013 | 2014-2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018| 2019 | 2020 | 2021 |
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

 

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