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Sungai Klang Recorded Dangerous Water Levels After Early Downpour

Sungai Klang Recorded Dangerous Water Levels After Early Downpour

The SMART Tunnel was temporarily fully closed to divert floodwaters.

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The water level at the Sungai Klang basin has reached surpassed dangerous levels and a warning has been issued.

According to Infobanjir, the water levels at the Bandar Klang station were recorded at 3.28m (dangerous) compared to the normal reading of 2.2m.

The RS Batu 8 station in Kuala Langat recorded water levels at 2.35m (dangerous) compared to a normal reading of 0.1m.

The Vibes reported that there are three other stations currently at warning levels: Jeti Teluk Penyamun (Kuala Selangor), Pekan Beranang (Hulu Langat) and Kampung Rantau Panjang (Klang).

The stations at Kampung Salak Tinggi (Sepang), Kampung Melayu Subang (Petaling) and Batu 9 (Hulu Langat) are at cautionary levels.

SMART Tunnel Fully Closed

Due to the heavy rain in Klang Valley, the SMART tunnel is fully closed to divert flood waters.

Based on SMART Tunnel’s Facebook and Twitter page, the 9.7km tunnel has been closed since 8am today (12 October).

Berita Harian reported that SMART tunnel has activated Mode 3, which means the traffic route is closed while floodwaters are channelled to the bottom segment of the tunnel.

SMART tunnel has 4 modes with Mode 4 as the highest mode and it’s only activated when the floodwaters need to be channelled to the traffic route.

In the latest update, the SMART tunnel has been opened for traffic use at 9.19am.

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