Thousands in Sabah affected by flooding due to heavy rains

KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of people around Sabah have been affected by floods due to continuous rain since Saturday (June 27).

The affected districts at this point are Penampang, Tuaran, Kota Belud, Keningau, Pitas, Kota Marudu and Membakut, and there are no reports of casualties.

According to information from the state Civil Defence Department, efforts to help stranded villagers are ongoing.

Evacuation centres are being set up with the help of other agencies, including the fire department, police and local authorities.

More updates will be given once information comes in.