The public is advised to find alternate safe passage in and out of the city.
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Kuala Lumpur is flooding yet again.
The National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) reports that several major roads accross the city are taking on water as of 4 pm today (8 March), with some being totally inaccessible by traffic.
Nadma’s official social media channels report flash floods on the following routes:
- Jalan Cheras heading towards the Bulatan Billion roundabout near the Eco Cheras Mall is flooded with knee-deep water with four lanes blocked off to traffic.
- Jalan Pudu near the Tung Shin Hospital is flooded as high as a person’s calf, however, the road is still accessible to traffic.
- The Bulatan Hishamudin roundabout heading to Masjid Negara is flooded up to the ankles and is still accessible by traffic.
- Jalan Yacoob Latif is flooded in knee-deep water but remains accessible to traffic.
- Jalan Tun Razak near Menara Jcorp is ankle-deep in water and is still open to traffic.
- Jalan Kinabalu in front of Masjid Negara is flooded up to the ankles but remains open to traffic.
Tarikh : 8/3/2022, 1617hrs— NADMA Malaysia (@mynadma) March 8, 2022
*Lokasi Jalan yang di naiki air (Banjir)*
Senarai jalan2 yang di naiki air adalah seperti berikut:
1. Jalan Cheras menghala ke Bulatan Billion
Landmark/KM: Eco Cheras Mall
Paras air: Paras lutut
Aliran Trafik: Tidak boleh dilalui
Kerosakan: Tiada pic.twitter.com/jNqZSjGiP1
Meanwhile, the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) reports flooding at the following routes:
- Jalan Bangsar
- Jalan Yaakob Latif
- Jalan Syed Putra
- Jalan Sri Permaisuri
- Jalan Kuchai Lama
- East-West Link Expressway (Salak Expressway)
Situasi Terkini di Jalan Bangsar, Jalan Yaakob Latif, Jalan Syed Putra, Jalan Sri Permaisuri,Jalan Kuchai Lama dan Lebuhraya Timur Barat.— Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (@DBKL2u) March 8, 2022
Warga Kota dinasihatkan untuk berhati-hati di jalan raya. #KeluargaMalaysia#KLBandarUntukSemua#KL50 pic.twitter.com/ntC542U16s
Additionally, Rapid KL’s official channels also report that several bus routes have been interrupted by floodwaters and fallen trees.
The 600, 640 and 650 bus route is unable to pass through the Mid Valley Shopping Mall junction due to a fallen tree. These busses will be diverted through Jalan Lingkaran Syed Putra before continuing on its normal route.
The Volvo/Mid Valley and Jalan Syed Putra bus stops are now closed to the public as a result.
Info: Gangguan Trafik (Laluan 600, 640 & 650)— Ask Rapid KL (@AskRapidKL) March 8, 2022
Pelanggan yang dihormati, Rapid KL ingin memaklumkan bahawa bas tidak dapat melalui persimpangan Mid Valley Shopping Mall disebabkan pokok tumbang. Bas akan dilencongkan melalui Jalan Lingkaran Syed Putra dan kembali ke laluan asal.
The T406 and T406B bus routes in Cheras are also inoperable due to floods near the Sungai Serai area.
1/2 Info: Gangguan Trafik (Laluan T406 & T406B)— Ask Rapid KL (@AskRapidKL) March 8, 2022
Pelanggan yang dihormati, Rapid KL ingin memaklumkan bahawa laluan T406 & T406B tidak dapat beroperasi pada ketika ini disebabkan banjir di kawasan Sungai Serai.
Semua hentian bas tidak dapat dilalui.
According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) heavy thunderstorms are expected to drench the Klang Valley and states across the country till 8 pm tonight.
The public is advised to find alternative routes in and out of the city and avoid flooded areas.
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