New radar system to address flash floods in Klang valley


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  • Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The Drainage and Irrigation Department (JPS) hopes to overcome flash floods in the Klang Valley, especially in Kuala Lumpur, by installing a new radar system that provides quick readings of rainfall.

JPS Hydrology and Water Resources Division director Datuk Hanapi Mohamad Noor said the Polarimetric Doppler weather radar system from Japan would cost about RM3mil.

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