Heavy flood hits Malaysian capital; buildings and vehicles damaged.

Heavy downpour started from 2PM.
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Severe flash floods hit Malaysia’s capital earlier today.

Heavy rains that lasted several hours resulted in drainage and rivers to overflow, spilling into the streets, submerging vehicles and buildings.

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At about 6pm today, people at the scene started circulating videos and photographs of the situation on social media.

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A petrol kiosk submerged in the flood.
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Spillover from rivers, flooding the streets.
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Many vehicles were submerged underwater.

At this point in time (8pm), it is still uncertain to how much damage has been caused from this.

“We are still monitoring the situation and will update the press from time to time”, mentioned a spokesperson from the fire department.

Alfred Lee
Journalist at News Asia Today. I write about topics related to lifestyle and entrepreneurship in Asia. Feel free to reach out to me at alfred [at] newsasiatoday.com. Also a big time foodie.