In the aftermath of the 4-5 November 2017 storm and extensive flooding and landslides, many thought they were the worst in Penang's history. But there was also widespread flooding in Penang on 24 November 1932, when 15 inches (about 380mm)...
Aliran is holding a talk on Climate change: Global challenges, local solutions on 21 November in Penang. You might like to register here. Meanwhile, Penang Forum has just released a statement: Penang Forum deeply empathises with the suffering that many Penangites...
And so it has come to pass... reports of damage all over after a relentless overnight storm battered Penang. Near Straits Regency, behind Surin, in Tanjung Bungah, a dangerous road has collapsed. How safe are such road and retaining...
Barely a week after Penang Forum 8's Dialogue on Floods, prolonged heavy rain is lashing the state, inundating several streets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-SHfaFMs10 The freakish winds are so strong that one resident in a high-rise tower said her apartment was swamped with...
It seems that Penangites these days feel jittery every time it threatens to rain. Will there be floods and landslides this time, they wonder - as they did just yesterday. People here are so worried that they are circulating...