Selangor Journal
Heavy rain and thunderstorms uprooted trees in several areas in Kuala Lumpur, on January 24, 2022. — Picture by BERNAMA

Houses, vehicles damaged by falling trees due to heavy rain, thunderstorms in Selangor

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Several houses and vehicles in Damansara Damai, Jalan Ipoh and Sungai Buloh were damaged by falling trees due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in the affected areas last night.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Morni Mamat said 15 fallen trees were reported in Taman Desariang, Damansara Damai, affecting seven houses.

“Six vehicles that were parked on the roadside were damaged by fallen trees and work to clear the fallen trees and branches are being carried out, There are no casualties reported,” he said when contacted today.

According to Morni, the department was alerted of the incident at 4.19am today and 28 members from the Sungai Buloh, Kota Anggerik, Damansara and Rawang fire and rescue stations rushed to the scene.

Prior to that, he said the department received a call at 10.15pm yesterday about a fallen tree on Jalan Ipoh heading to Selayang.

The department also responded to a call at 12.52am today about a tree falling on a Toyota Hilux and a Toyota Attos at PJU 10/9, Rampai Idaman, Prima Damansara in Sungai Buloh.

— Bernama

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