Poor drainage causing floods in KL


Waterlogged: When it rains, it pours in Kajang and the residents have been hard hit, with reported incidents this year of flooding taking place almost every other month.

PETALING JAYA: Climate change could be the reason for unusually high rainfall and long dry spells, but it is not the underlying cause for incidents such as landslides or flash floods.

The real culprit in such cases, said Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (Cetdem) executive director Anthony Tan, is improper drainage and poorly planned and managed urban development.

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