Firemen on the scene to assist the locals in Hulu Langat. Pix courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.
Residents help save their pets following the flash floods in Batu 16, Hulu Langat. Pix by MUHD ZAABA ZAKERIA.
One of the roads in Hulu Langat was inundated by flood waters. Pix courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.
A local resident checks the well being of a motorist stuck during the flash flood. Pix courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.

KUALA LUMPUR: Torrential rain this afternoon has triggered flash floods in Hulu Langat, from Batu 13 to Batu 19.

According to Selangor Fire and Rescue Department operations officer Muhamad Hissam Sidik, floodwaters in the affected areas have reached knee level.

“We received a report on the flood at 3.50pm.

“So far, we have yet to identity the number of people affected. But personnel involved have been ordered to relocate families living near Sungai Hulu Langat, if necessary,” he said when contacted.

Motorists travelling from KL to Hulu Langat should expect delays of up 30 minutes, as some roads in the area are also flooded.

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