Malaysia:This floodwater following heavy rain over the past two days. Seven states in Malaysia were hit by floods on Sunday and thousands of people were evacuated, taking the total affected by heavy rain in the last two weeks to over 125,000, the National Disaster Management Agency. Continuous downpour in the district has wreaked havoc, forcing almost two thousand residents to be evacuated from their flood-hit homes.
The couple who have lived in Taman Gembira here for about five years said the flood this time was the worst they had encountered, and it is understood that a similar situation had occurred in 2011.
Thirteen routes involving five districts in the state have been closed to all traffic while four more are only passable to heavy vehicles following landslides and floods as at 2 pm this evening
The roads would be reopened soon after repair works have been completed apart from depending on the condition of the roads after the flood. PWD will also find alternative rates and they would be announced from time to time.
Therefore he advised all motorists to plan their iourneys and be alert of flood warnings and road closure signboards as well as notice for alternative routes to their destinations.