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Flash floods In Shah Alam Due To The Heavy Rain

Flash floods In Shah Alam Due To The Heavy Rain

Several areas in Section 13, Shah Alam have been hit by flash floods this evening.

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Due to the heavy downpour today (16 August) for almost an hour from 3pm, the Shah Alam area around Section 13 was flooded.

Some of the main roads in the area were flooded to a level that some of the vehicles got stuck. Roads around the area were also flooded with water reportedly at knee level.

On social media platforms, many have shared videos and photos of the floods. Several vehicles were seen stuck in floodwaters.

It was said water almost entered several premises in the vicinity including the Al-Ikhlas Mosque, Section 13, Shah Alam.

According to the flood info website of the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS), as of 6.30 pm, Sungai Damansara in Batu Tiga, Shah Alam exceeded its warning level of 5m, with a reading of 5.51 meters.

Sungai Damansara in Kg. Melayu Subang exceeded its alert level earlier but is decreasing.

Sungai Langat in Pekan Kajang, Hulu Langat exceeded its alert level of 24.40m, with a reading of 24.56m at 6.30pm.

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