Flash floods hit the heart of KL


Dangerous situation: Floodwaters flowing into Masjid Jamek due to heavy rain in Kuala Lumpur. ­ — Low Boon Tat/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: A heavy downpour during peak hour not only caused a bumper-to-bumper crawl but also flash floods in several places in the city centre.

The affected areas were Lebuh Ampang, Jalan Raja Alang, Kampung Baru, and Jalan Gurney Kiri off Jalan Semarak, according to a City Fire and Rescue Department statement yesterday.

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