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August 25, 2018 2:50 AM 'Snake alert' issued in India's flood-hit Kerala

NEW DELHI: Hospitals are readying anti-venom and flood victims returning home in the Indian state of Kerala have been told to stay alert as receding waters leave behind a glut of snakes. Local media reports warned that snakes may be "hiding in cupboards" or under carpets, among clothes or inside washing machines in homes previously submerged by floods 5

August 2, 2018 12:07 AM Corsica flash flood kills 4 including girl

SOCCIA: Four people including a seven-year-old girl were killed Wednesday after being swept away by a flash flood in a canyon on the French island of Corsica. The dead included a father and his young daughter as well as their guide, local prosecutor Eric Bouillard said. One of those killed was yet to be identified. A fifth person was still missing while 8

August 1, 2018 11:59 PM Dr Mahathir does not discount possibility of F1 returning to Malaysia

SEPANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad does not discount the possibility that the Formula 1 (F1) race, which was last hosted by Malaysia last year, will return to this country. "Maybe," he responded when asked by reporters whether the installation of the floodlights throughout the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) could be perceived as a sign that the prestigious 12

July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Salcon clinches RM71m storm water pumping station job in Sri Lanka

PETALING JAYA: Salcon Bhd has bagged a US$6.8 million (RM27.7 million) and 1.718 billion rupees (RM43.6 million) storm water pumping station contract in Sri Lanka. The group said in a statement today that its wholly owned subsidiary Salcon Engineering Bhd received a letter of acceptance dated July 12 from the Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development 8

July 12, 2018 7:47 AM 2,575 flood victim families in Kota Belud receive aid

KOTA BELUD: A total of 2,575 families who were affected by floods in the district last year, received aid from the National Disaster Management Agency (APBN) today. Deputy Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis said the families affected by the Dec 2017 floods received RM500 each. "This relief 13

July 5, 2018 4:03 AM SK Long Bemang closed due to floods in S'wak

MIRI: Lessons at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Long Bemang in Baram, which has an enrolment of 120 students, was interrupted today due to floods. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee Secretariat spokesperson Major (PA) Ismail Mahedin said the school session was ended early when the flood water in the school and at the teachers' quarters rose to 1.5 metres 9

June 16, 2018 8:20 AM Kepong MP wants clarification on land sale to Umno linked company

KUALA LUMPUR: Kepong Member of Parliament Lim Lip Eng has urged Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN) Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa to clarify a land deal in Taman Wahyu here, which was sold below market value to an Umno-linked company. Speaking to reporters at the Jinjang Flood Retention Pond here today, Lim said the 35.2ha land was sold to Maqamad Sdn Bhd (formerly 10

June 2, 2018 12:29 AM Only three flood victims remained in Penampang relief centre

PENAMPANG: Only three flood victims are still housed at the temporary relief centre (PPS) in Penampang Cultural Centre in Penampang district as at 4pm compared to 36 people from 12 families this morning. According to a statement from the Sabah State Disaster Management Committee, the other victims had moved out to stay with their relatives 9

May 31, 2018 7:15 AM Evacuations urged in Hawaii as lava flow advances

LOS ANGELES: Authorities urged people in Hawaii Wednesday to evacuate an area at risk of being cut off by a flood of lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano. "Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that lava from several fissures continues to advance toward the Kapoho area," a Civil Defence message said, referencing an area that was devastated during a 1960 eruption 11

May 30, 2018 7:40 AM No, don't roast marshmallows at the Hawaii volcano

LOS ANGELES: Someone actually asked the US Geological Survey if it is OK to roast marshmallows over volcanic lava. The query came on Twitter and with a caveat — "assuming you had a long enough stick." "Erm... we're going to have to say no, that's not safe. (Please don't try!)," the USGS said. Volcanic vents, the fissures in the ground from which lava flows 17