Move to solve flash floods


A view of the Jelutong River near Lorong Chemor in George Town. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

THE Penang government is spending RM750,000 on two flood mitigation projects near Solok Van Praagh in Jelutong.

Penang flood mitigation committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said residents staying in the area had been hit by flash floods seven times since December last year.

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