Parents urge authorities to improve drains in front of SMK Lanang


FLASH FLOOD: Motorists have to drive through the flooded road right in front of SMK Lanang.

SIBU: Parents of students at SMK Lanang are appealing to the authorities to swiftly improve the drainage of a road right in front of the school as it has been the cause of flash floods after continuous heavy rain.

According to a parent who only wished to be known as Ahmad, the damaged and blocked drains had caused rain water to overflow and flood the road.

“The flash floods had caused so much inconvenience to the school children, especially to those who come to school on motorcycles,” he said when met yesterday.

Meanwhile, another parent who only wished to be called Wong said the flash floods had caused great inconvenience as many times they were splashed with water by passing vehicles.

“Thus, we earnestly hope that the authority concerned will rectify the problem by making sure that the drainage system along the road is improved.

“If the water can flow smoothly, we believe that it will greatly reduce or even solve the flash flood problem,” he added.