KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 11 — The number of flood victims in Hulu Langat increased to 189 from 48 families as at 2pm today, compared with 82 from 22 families yesterday.
Selangor Fire and Rescue operations assistant director Mohd Sani Harul said the victims from Kampung Sungai Tekali, Hulu Langat were now housed at an evacuation centre in Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Serai, here.
He added that water level in areas affected by flash floods in Hulu Langat yesterday including Kampung Pasir, Kampung Sungai Pening and Kampung Seri Nanding had receded but the monitoring was still ongoing.
Meanwhile he said, 77 victims from 15 families were placed in an evacuation centre at Kompleks Penghulu Batu 10, Cheras.
“The victims from Batu 10, were evacuated due to flash floods, last night,” he said when contacted by Bernama today.
Several areas in Hulu Langat and Gombak were hit by flash floods due to two hours of continuous heavy rain since 4pm, yesterday. — Bernama