Flash floods hit several areas in Kulai

Flash floods hit several areas in Kulai

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JOHOR BAHRU: A number of areas within the Kulai district have been inundated with as much as one metre-high floodwaters following the burst of a retention pond yesterday.

The affected areas have been Taman Wedo, Taman Sawit Ria, Taman Palma and Rumah Murah Kelapa Sawit.

Johor Well being, Setting, Schooling and Info Committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat stated the incident occurred between 6pm and 8pm however no resident was relocated.

"The floods happened after a retention pond constructed by a developer burst, inflicting its water to movement into homes in Taman Wedo.

"As well as, one other close by retention pond couldn't deal with the water and subsequently, overflowed into the primary street and Rumah Murah Kelapa Sawit areas," he stated in a press release right here at the moment.

However, the flash floods in Taman Sawit Ria and Taman Palma have been brought on by heavy rain and overflowed water from Taman Wedo and Rumah Murah Kelapa Sawit into Sungai Pontian.

Ayub stated as a short-term answer, enforcement was wanted to make sure that the developer would adhere to the erosion and sediment management plan, in addition to the impelementation of excavation works on Sungai Pontian streams. - BERNAMA