Drought

No. Date Title Location Link
1. 01st March 2019 Kota Belud declares drought Kota Belud, Sabah https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2019/03/465028/kota-belud-declares-drought
2. 23rd March 2019 Drought will persist until May, says Xavier Sungai Petani, Kedah https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/03/23/drought-will-persist-until-may-says-xavier/
3. 25th July 2019 Xavier: Longer droughts expected, Malaysia’s water industry in dire straits Kuala Lumpur https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/07/25/xavier-longer-droughts-expected-malaysias-water-industry-in-dire-straits/
4. 25th July 2019 Preparing for drought, ministry looks to map and tap Malaysia for underground water sources Kuala Lumpur https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2019/07/25/preparing-for-drought-ministry-looks-to-map-and-tap-malaysia-for-undergroun/1774632
5. 11st January 2020 Faulty pumps, drought cause drying paddy fields in Kepala Batas Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2021/03/676352/covid-19-vaccination-permissible-during-ramadan-says-dr-zulkifli
6. 17th  March 2020 Drought affecting water supply in 18 Tuaran villages Tuaran, Sabah https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2020/03/575449/drought-affecting-water-supply-18-tuaran-villages
7. 13th December 2020 Terengganu may face extended droughts from 2025 to 2030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/12/13/terengganu-may-face-extended-droughts-from-2025-to-2030/1931587
8. 14th December 2020 Terengganu Must Prepare For Extreme Drought & Flooding In Next 20 Years Terengganu https://www.therakyatpost.com/2020/12/14/terengganu-must-prepare-for-extreme-drought-flooding-in-next-20-years/
9. 18th December 2020 Forecast of severe drought, floods in Terengganu, says expert Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/12/18/forecast-of-severe-drought-floods-in-terengganu-says-expert/1933003
10. 17th February 2021 Drought leaves 3,000 taps dry in Kedah Alor Setar, Kedah https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/02/17/drought-leaves-3000-taps-dry-in-kedah/
11. 06th March 2021 Drought forcing northern farmers to alternative crops Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/03/06/drought-forcing-northern-farmers-to-alternative-crops
12. 14th March 2021 Nadma ready to provide assistance to drought-affected areas, says minister Alor Gajah, Melaka https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/03/14/nadma-ready-to-provide-assistance-to-drought-affected-areas-says-minister/1957689
13. 22nd March 2021 Authorities urged to address water supply shortage, depletion Kuala Lumpur https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2021/03/676046/authorities-urged-address-water-supply-shortage-depletion
14. 23rd March 2021 Drought will persist until May, says Xavier Sungai Petani, Kedah https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/03/23/drought-will-persist-until-may-says-xavier/
15. 21st July 2021 It’s going to be hot and dry for a while more Petaling Jaya, Selangor https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/07/21/its-going-to-be-hot-and-dry-for-a-while-more