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Flash Floods Hit Hulu Langat, 82 People Evacuated


Last update: 11/11/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) -- Eighty-two people from 22 families in Kampung Sungai Tekali, Hulu Langat were evacuated to a relief centre at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Sg Serai near here tonight due to flash floods.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Mohd Sani Harul said several areas in Hulu Langat were hit by flash floods following a two-hour downpour from 4pm today.

Among the affected areas in Hulu Langat were Kampung Pasir, Kampung Sungai Pening and Kampung Seri Nanding.

"The relief centre in Kampung Sungai was inundated by flood waters and all the victims were evacuated to the SK Sg Serai evacuation centre," he said when contacted, here, tonight.

Mohd Sani said the affected area was under about 0.3 metre of flood water and the situation remained unchanged as at 10pm.

-- BERNAMA