Heavy rain leaves 12 Tutong houses submerged

Heavy thunderstorms, brought about by the Northeast Monsoon period that typically occurs in December and January, has caused flooding and travel disruptions in several low-lying remote areas of Tutong District. According to the Tutong District Office, five villages in Tutong – Kampong Rambai, Ukong, Panchong, Kuala Ungar Bangkuru and Layong – have been affected by flooding for over a week, causing two landslides and 12 houses to be submerged in water.  More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin