Flash floods hit several parts of Kuala Lumpur

Flash floods hit several parts of Kuala Lumpur
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 25): Several areas and roads in the nation's capital were flooded following heavy rain that started around 10am on Wednesday.

Among the affected areas were Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Jalan Imbi, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bulatan Dato, Kampung Periuk and Jalan Duta Mas.

According to a statement from the Kuala Lumpur Police, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Kuching, Jalan Raja, Jalan Pudu and Jalan Maharajalela were also inundated by floodwaters.

However, all the roads were still accessible to vehicles, it said.

"Roads that were previously closed, namely Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Kampung Periuk, Lorong Raja Mahadi and Jalan Ampang are now open to all vehicles after the floodwaters receded," read the statement.