High tide flooding alert Oct 6-9

SHAH ALAM, 5 Oct 2017: 

A high sea-level forecast with waves as high as 5.5m is expected at the coastal areas of Selangor due to high tide from tomorrow (Oct 6) until Monday (Oct 9), according to the Selangor Disaster Management Unit.

In a statement, it said,  the state government had instructed the relevant authorities in  districts  at risk,  among them Kuala Langat, Klang, Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam, to prepare for possible flooding.

“Twenty-three evacuation centres have been made available in flood-prone areas.

“The Selangor government also  advised residents in risk areas to comply with directives issued by the authorities and make the necessary preparations, and to evacuate when asked to do so.”

– Bernama

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