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Reports Of Floods In Selangor, MetMalaysia Forecasts Storm Until Morning

Reports Of Floods In Selangor, MetMalaysia Forecasts Storm Until Morning

Twitter is alive at this hour, with reports coming in of floods in Klang, Selangor, among others.

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With the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) having forecasted stormy weather late last night, some parts of the country are now experiencing floods.

Twitter is alive at this hour, with reports coming in of floods in Klang, Selangor, among others.

Former Klang MP Charles Santiago shared a flood video, saying he had been receiving calls from people in Klang who were upset and worried with the rain and floods.

The initial heavy rain alert came in last night with heavy rain predicted across the east coast and central parts of the Peninsular, as well as several areas up north.

Later on alerts were issued for parts of the west coast including the whole of Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.

MetMalaysia issued an updated alert at 3.55am of heavy rain and thunderstorms in several parts of Perak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Selangor, Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor and Sabah until 8am.

Meanwhile, as at 5.30am, according to the Department of Irrigation and Drainage’s (DID) PublicInfobanjir portal, nine rivers in Selangor have exceeded their danger levels.

In Klang, the rivers are Sungai Binjai in Pekan Meru, Sungai Klang in Taman Sri Muda, Sungai Rasau in Taman Desa Kemuning, and Sungai Rasau in Tugu Keris.

In the district of Hulu Langat, Sungai Semenyih in Pekan Bangi Lama, and Sungai Langat in Bukit Changgang have also exceeded their danger levels.

Three rivers in Sepang have exceeded their danger levels; Sungai Labu in Kampung Salak Tinggi, Sungai Langat in Dengkil, and Sungai Langat in Jenderam Hilir.

Three rivers exceeded their warning levels across Selangor; Sungai Kandis in Kampung Jawa (Klang), Sungai Bakul in Kampung Budiman (Petaling), and Sungai Damansara in Kampung Melayu Subang (Petaling).

In all these areas, rainfall is still ongoing at a light level.

For those in Selangor, you can report any emergencies or request for flood-related aid at the C51 Smart Selangor Operations room via the following numbers: 03-56500503, 03-56500504, 03-56500599.


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