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Heavy rain causes flash floods along Jln Ampang

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:08 am
by admin
Traffic came to a standstill along Jalan Ampang as several spots along the busy road were hit by flash floods.

After a downpour at about 3pm on Tuesday, at least two cars were stalled at the junction in front of the RISDA building, just before going up the flyover towards Ampang.

A sundry shop operator, who declined to be named, said that flash floods were a daily occurence especially at that junction.

“It has been bad the last three days because of the constant rain. Cars will be backed up and it is normal to see cars stalled in the water,” she said.

She said the problem has been going on for a few years now.

Even after the rain had stopped for more than 30 minutes, the stagnant water remained at about one foot.

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