Getting to the root of flash floods


Flash floods like this one in Taman Sri Muda, Section 25, Shah Alam, last month are a frequent occurrence in the Klang Valley after a downpour. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

HUMAN activities could be a major factor contributing to flash floods that have hit the Klang Valley over recent weeks, said environmental activists.

Global Environment Centre (GEC) said there was a higher than normal rainfall around this time that was usually a dry period.

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