Denizens are advised to take caution when going in or out of the city.
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Today’s (7 March) torrential downpour has the nation’s capital under siege by floods once again.
Malaysians are going online to share reports of flash floods occurring in several parts of Kuala Lumpur.
Images and videos distributed via social media and personal messaging applications showed waist-deep water submerging cars believed to be stranded along Jalan Kucai Lama.
kl banjir gais take caree!!! stay safe pic.twitter.com/JY3fVFRnZk— bobe (@jijiabaobei) March 7, 2022
Netizens are also sharing scenes of water rising in Pudu, Masjid Jamek and other major areas across the city.
Padu banjir KL ni. pic.twitter.com/gVJ3dFkCiN— Farihin Mandagie (@farihinosteo) March 7, 2022
Hati3 geng keadaan di masjid jamek— Despacito (@fakry_ahmad10) March 7, 2022
Jgn kluar ke kl semua jln bnyk banjir pic.twitter.com/dxUJxxG3z7
Ibu hantar gambar KL skrg tgh banjir teruk. Ibu nak balik tak dapat sebab keliling office banjir. Semoga tak jadi apa2 kat ibu..— Farah Jual Pin Box, Sandal, Tudung 💚 (@fadyyyyy24) March 7, 2022
I’ll share kat bawak jugak some places yg banjir. Tadi ada nampak org tweet.. pic.twitter.com/Wd215U2NO2
According to Malaysian Insight journalist Elill Easwaran, sources from the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) confirmed that certain parts of the city were underwater.
JUST IN : Certain parts of Kuala Lumpur is currently flooded.— Elill (@Elill_E) March 7, 2022
🔴 Kuchai Lama is one of the areas flooded.
🔴 An official from Nadma also confirmed the matter that certain parts of KL is flooded to me
🎥: Social media #banjir pic.twitter.com/EmTPfIO6Wg
People are advised to take great caution when commuting in and out of the city as netizens also report that several roads have been blocked by water.
Live traffic reports online show several major routes in KL in complete gridlock.
Floods have been reported at the Tabung Haji tunnel, Chan Sow Lin tunnel, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Sri Pemaisuri, Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Pahang.
1550 :— ITIS DBKL (@ITIS_TRAFIK) March 7, 2022
Berhati-hati ketika memandu. Banjir kilat di sekitar Pusat Bandar.
Terowong Tabung Haji
Terowong Chan Sow Lin
Jalan Sri Pemaisuri
Jalan Tun Razak
Banjir kilat kat pudu. KL. Don’t come out here! pic.twitter.com/yfXYLUBYvB— uya anilahs (@Sarclover) March 7, 2022
Kuchai Lama area (KL-Seremban-NPE-BESRAYA) dah naik air? Atas bukit pun boleh banjir kilat. All highways around here gridlock!!! Not moving!!! pic.twitter.com/a7MdHPP79Z— CovidIsAirborne – Wear Your Face Mask Properly! (@Erouliismail) March 7, 2022
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