Floods: Greater Kuala Lumpur

Greater Kuala Lumpur can’t escape the floods either…

31 October 2017

Flash flood: DBKL probes project site as possible culprit

October 31, 2017

 

Mayor says clogged drains at the site could have been the cause of yesterday’s massive flooding at the Federal Highway.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) is investigating a development project believed to be the main cause of the flash flood at the Federal Highway, here, yesterday.

Motorists were caught in a 5km traffic snarl on the highway linking Kuala Lumpur to Shah Alam after three of its four lanes were flooded at about 3pm following two hours of heavy rain.

Kuala Lumpur Mayor Mhd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz said based on observations, the source of the flash floods at the highway was due to clogged drains at a project site nearby.

“If it is true that the development project had caused the flash floods, we will issue a stop work order to the developer until they build a temporary detention pond and a cut-off drain,” he said today.

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/31/flash-flood-dbkl-probes-project-site-as-possible-culprit/

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* Flash floods hit KL, PJ causing massive traffic jam  The Sun Daily Full coverage via

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IS THIS KL OR KELANTAN, TERENGGANU? KL FOLK SHOCKED AT FLOODS NIGHTMARE, BLAME OVERBUILDING & CORRUPTION WHILE MINIS

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http://www.klnews88.com/2017/10/wan-junaidi-lack-of-water-retention.html

14 August 2017

Minister: KL flash floods to be resolved next year

Koh Jun Lin

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The problem of flash floods in Kuala Lumpur will be resolved when the River of Life project is completed late next year, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said today.

He said when the RM4.4 billion project is completed, he is confident that it and the existing Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (Smart) project would be able tackle the flood problems.

“The area near the confluence (of the Gombak and Klang rivers) is already done. The prime minister has instructed to launch it by Aug 31, if possible, but it seems that it may be delayed because the conditions do not permit. But it’s almost done, with just a few more things that need to be sorted out.

“For the whole river, it (will be completed) in 2018. There needs to be widening and dredging of the river to increase its capacity, because it is shallow and sedimentation is causing problems,” Wan Junaidi said in Kuala Lumpur…

https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/391862

30 November 2015

Sungai Besi highway cut off due to floods Read More :

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tol sg besi plus gridlock weihh.. southbound till serdang, same goes to opposite direction kl bound

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dalam grup kata depan lrt sg besi pun teruk

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Ooh. Didnt know it rained this heavy. Caught this near sg besi lrt station.

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Not even move. Pukul 6 nak kena hantar makpak. Yarobbi. What happen?! Sg besi nvr jammed like this.

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17 November 2015

TALKING COCK

Malaysian Insider

Floods will be thing of the past upon projects’ completion, says City Hall

City Hall is taking action to end the recurrent problem of floods during the monsoon season, says Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

“Several projects funded by City Hall are ongoing that will help solve the problem of floods in Kuala Lumpur,” he said at the Deepavali Open House at City Hall headquarters today.

City Hall project management executive director Datuk Tan Keng Chok a flood retention pond was being built in Segambut to tackle the flood problem,” he said.

He said City Hall was also enlarging the drains.

“We are undertaking a drain enlargement project in Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Sungai Besi,” he said.

He said work to construct flood underground pipes in Jalan Cheras and Bukit Damansara was also in progress.

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Tunnel heading into Shah Alam Stadium flooded. Malaysia vs UAE, 8.45pm.

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Star

November 17, 2015 MYT 6:09:42 PM

Flash floods hit Subang, Shah Alam for second day running

zaFlash flooding near the Bukit Jelutong toll plaza along the NKVE on Monday.

SHAH ALAM: Floods hit several areas in Shah Alam and Subang for the second time in two days.

Section 13 and 9 in Shah Alam is flooded again following a heavy downpour at 3.30pm Tuesday.

Both these places were affected on Monday, with many cars partially submerged after a two-hour downpour.

http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2015/11/17/flash-floods-subang/

Flash floods hit Shah Alam

Published Today 5:34 pm

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Due to flash floods following heavy rain, several parts of Shah Alam are currently submerged in water.

Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) in a tweet confirmed that water levels have increased at KM 15.7 from Sungai Rasau heading to Batu Tiga.

“Both the middle and left lanes of the highway are blocked (due to high water),” tweeted LLM.

https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/319905

16 November 2015

6.54PM

: The current situation around the NKVE- Bukit Jelutong exit. Drive safe and do plan your journey home!

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Flooding on NKVE. You wouldn’t wanna be there. Use alternatives or chill till the road’s clear.

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Bukit Jelutong/USJ/Puchong exit on the NKVE. River overflowing onto highway, some cars stalled.

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6.47 PM Malaysian Time

Flash floods in Subang Jaya and Shah Alam following heavy rain

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: The current situation around the NKVE- Bukit Jelutong exit. Drive safe and do plan your journey home!

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Banjir Kilat di Plaza tol Shah Alam .Pengguna NKVE & GCE utk ke Shah Alam diminta keluar di pesimpangan Ebor/Subang

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Shah alam right now huhu

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leave motorists stranded

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: Several areas in Shah Alam – Section 9, 13, U8 and Batu 3 flooded following two hours of heavy rain

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Keadaan sekitar Plaza tol Shah Alam (NKVE) Rancang perjalanan anda & Sila gunakan laluan alternatif

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