It’s not a one-off occurrence, warns climatologist

PETALING JAYA: The recent flooding incident that had caused widespread damage throughout the country will recur, says a climatologist.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia climatologist Prof Dr Fredolin Tangang said people cannot assume that massive floods like these would only occur on the east coast, as it has been seen that it now can also happen in the west coast of Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Negri Sembilan.“The aftermath of the floods here can be disastrous, even more so compared to the east coast as these are urban areas and have denser populations.

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