Collapsed road cuts off communication for 109 longhouse residents

Heavy rain on Monday evening caused the road leading to Temedak Longhouse, Betong to collapse.

KUCHING, Dec 6: Incessant heavy rain on Monday evening has caused the road leading to Temedak Longhouse, Betong to collapse.

As many as 109 longhouse residents in the 21-door longhouse were affected as their main means of connectivity and communication was cut off.

The rain also caused a minor landslide in the area.

The minor landslide along the road to Temedak Longhouse, Betong.

The state civil defence force set off to check on the affected area at 1.35 pm today and reached the location at 2.32 pm.

At the time the state civil defence force press statement was issued, the weather in the area was clear. — DayakDaily