Heavy rains trigger massive floods in Penang

  • Nation
  • Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Jalan Perak inundated with flood waters.

BUTTERWORTH: Heavy rains lashed Penang, resulting in flash floods on Friday. 

State Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation Committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow said as of 7.30am, floods were reported in Mak Mandin and Taman Cantik on the mainland. 

Minor landslide in Tanjung Bungah. 

In his Facebook post, he said areas in the island that were affected were Ayer Itam, Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Datuk Keramat, Jalan Thean Teik, Relau, Jalan Masjid Negeri, Jalan Lumba Kuda, Kampung Kubur, Teluk Bahang, Jalan Perak and Bayan Baru.  

A minor landslide was also reported in Tanjung Bungah. Several cars were damaged, but no casualties were reported.  

The sea tide is expected to continue rising due to the heavy rains.

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