Photo gallery: Heavy rain causes multiple trees to fall onto roads in the Klang Valley


PETALING JAYA: Heavy rain in the afternoon has led to multiple trees falling onto roads.

According to the City Fire and Rescue Department, four cases had been reported as of print time.

In Lot 5746 on Jalan Klang Lama, a tree fell onto four lorries, with no casualties reported. Additionally, a tree fell near the First Residential College, Universiti Malaya, hitting an electrical post.

In Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), trees fell near the Trellises Apartment and along Jalan Long Yew Koh. No injuries were reported.

When contacted, Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (Operations) Ahmad Mukhlis Mokhtar said they had received a report of a fallen tree along Jalan Templer.

"The operation commander stated that a tree had crashed onto a car, but there were no victims involved," he said.

Another report stated that a fallen tree along Jalan 5/31 in Seksyen 5 had also blocked access to a home there.

Bukit Gasing assemblyman Rajiv Risyhakaran, meanwhile, said in a Facebook post that there were a high volume of complaints of fallen trees in Bukit Gasing, and urged those affected to comment on the post to highlight areas that may have been missed so that swift action could be taken.

"Stay safe everyone and if possible, stay home tonight," he said in the post.

X user @_Harith_irfan_ also said that a residential college in Universiti Malaya had been affected with several trees falling over there.

According to Astro Radio Traffic's X page, a tree fell along Jalan Bukit Pantai in front of the Air Selangor building, blocking roads heading towards Hospital Pantai.


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