West Sabah hit by storms and flash flooding

 Kota Kinabalu city centre.

Kota Kinabalu city centre. Image by thienzieyung / CC BY 2.0

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds have led to flash floods in low-lying areas of Kota Kinabalu, forcing some flights into the north Borneo capital to be diverted on Thursday night. Weather conditions improved slightly on Friday morning, though meteorologists anticipate more rain over the weekend. Read more: news.asiaone.com

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