Flash flooding submerges Jalan Mendu as heavy rainfall batters Kuching city

A still showing flash flooding along Jalan Mendu on April 23, 2024. Photo credit: Sarawak Edition/ Liew

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, April 24: Jalan Mendu is reportedly submerged in water after heavy rainfall pounded Kuching city at noon today.

Numerous videos circulating on social media and chat groups show torrents of water flowing along Jalan Mendu, though vehicles can still navigate through, albeit with significant congestion.

A still showing a delivery rider braving the heavy rain as he guides traffic away from certain parts of Jalan Mendu on April 23, 2024. Photo credit: Sarawak Edition/Liew

In a clip shared on the Sarawak Edition Facebook page, a delivery rider was seen standing on the road, directing vehicles away from certain sections of the road affected by flash flooding.

Meanwhile, videos have surfaced depicting chaotic traffic at the traffic light intersection in front of CityOne Megamall, which is presently non-operational. — DayakDaily

Still from a video shared in a chat group showing Jalan Mendu submerged by flood water after a downpour on April 23, 2024. Photo credit: Netizen