KUCHING, Feb 12 — Persistent heavy rainfall over the last two days here has resulted in increased water levels in various low-lying areas.

The Civil Defence Force (APM) monitoring the situation indicated that water levels in the Rantau Panjang Village area have risen by up to three feet, according to a Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) report.

Six houses with 43 residents were affected but no evacuation was carried out yet at the time of writing.

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Meanwhile, the situation in the Kampung Sinar Budi Baru area is still safe, with water levels decreasing.

Anyone with information about the flood-affected areas can contact the numbers 082-252940 or 082-252941 for prompt assistance. — Borneo Post Online

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