Selangor Journal
A man is seen wearing a safety helmet and raincoat buying food at the Kampung Baru Ramadan Bazaar, Kuala Lumpur, on April 13, 2021. — Picture by BERNAMA

Flash floods cause traffic jams in parts of KL

KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Several areas here were hit by flash floods due to a downpour since 4.30pm today, causing massive traffic jams around the city.

Among the affected routes were Taman Wahyu towards the Batu Caves roundabout (Jalan Kuching); Cheras Sentral towards the Billion roundabout (Jalan Cheras) and both directions at monorail stations in Jalan Maharajalela and Jalan Raja Chulan.

Netizens through social media pages also shared reports of some areas in Ampang and Cheras being inundated.

Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Station spokesman said several water-logged areas had also caused traffic jams, although it has not received any emergency calls following the flash floods.

— Bernama

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