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Sarawak flood victims evacuated to relief centres

Sarawak, Borneo.
Sarawak, Borneo. Image by Rod Waddington / CC BY-SA 2.0

Flash floods hit several low-lying areas in southern and central Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, over the weekend, with water levels yet to recede by Monday morning. No fatalities had been reported at the time of press, but more than 3000 victims had been evacuated to relief centres. Meanwhile, authorities have urged the public to desist from spreading false information, such as doctored images depicting the floods, on social media. Read more: themalayinsider.com