After a heavy thunderstorm and rain on the night of March 8 in Sepang District, the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) was damaged. An initial assessment of the affected areas revealed damage that included detached roof tarps, uprooted trees, and damaged billboards.
However, the full extent of the damage has yet to be determined. No casualties among service personnel were reported during the incident.
In the interest of visitor safety, certain areas of the SIC will remain closed until further notice while repair work continues. Daily operations at the circuit will continue as usual, according to the official press release.