Two roads in Perak closed temporarily due to landslides

A screenshot of video uploaded by Kubu Gajah assemblyman Khalil Yahaya to Facebook, showing the landslide that cut off the Bukit Sumpitan Ijok-Lenggong in Perak.

IPOH: Jalan Kubu Gajah-Sumpitan (Jalan A021) from Section 25 to Section 33 in the Larut Matang district will be closed for a week due to a landslide that occured at 2pm Monday (Sept 25).

The Perak Public Works Department, in a notice issued Monday, said the road closure will be effective from Monday until Oct 3.

"We regret any inconveniences caused. There are alternative routes that connect Kampung Sumpitan and Kampung Masjid," the notice, uploaded to Facebook, said.

Meanwhile, Kubu Gajah assemblyman Khalil Yahaya, through his official Facebook page, said the Bukit Sumpitan Ijok-Lenggong would also be closed due to a landslide.

He urged all road users to find alternative routes to reach their desired destinations while work is being carried out at the affected areas by the relevant government agencies.

"JKR will make an announcement once repair works are completed,” said Khalil, who also uploaded a video clip of the landslide on Facebook. - Bernama

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