No reports of overflowing of seawater in Selangor

  • Nation
  • Monday, 02 Sep 2019

SHAH ALAM: There have been no reports of overflowing of seawater along the Selangor coastline due to the high tide phenomenon which occurred early yesterday.

A spokesperson of the state Disaster Management Unit said the bunds that were built along the coastal areas were strong and in good condition.

“The situation is reported good and safe and the weather is also fine.

“No relief centre has been opened as at 9.30am, ” the spokesperson said.

The districts of Klang, Kuala Langat, Sepang, Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam have been placed on high alert with risks of flooding if the phenomenon is accompanied by heavy rain and strong winds.

The high tide phenomenon is expected to recur today, Sept 29 to Oct 2, and Oct 27 to 30 with the sea level expected to reach 5.7m.

All relevant agencies, including the local authorities in Selangor, have been instructed to be on alert. — Bernama

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