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...
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...
The worst flood to hit Penang in recent years - and climate change means worse is yet to come. This statement by a couple of Penang NGOs: Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers’ Association of Penang are alarmed by the...
On a weekend this time. This tree along Jalan Lembah Permai is the latest to be chopped down. This is what it looked like before: Was MBPP permission given for this tree to be cut down? How many more...
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)...