Iconic tree at Melaka's Red Square uprooted during heavy rain


MELAKA: The iconic century-old tree in front of the Stadthuys Building at Bandar Hilir here was uprooted during heavy rain.

It was found on its side by locals around 6am on Wednesday (March 17).

The "Batai Laut" or yellow flame tree was planted in 1894, during the British colonial era.

The tree was among 300 pre-Merdeka trees planted in the historic city.

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