Flood alert in six Malaysian states

The Sungai Besi LRT station in Kuala Lumpur surrounded by flood waters on Monday. Yesterday, six Malaysian states issued alerts after water levels reached worrying levels, reported The Star newspaper. The Drainage and Irrigation Department's website,
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The Sungai Besi LRT station in Kuala Lumpur surrounded by flood waters on Monday. Yesterday, six Malaysian states issued alerts after water levels reached worrying levels, reported The Star newspaper. The Drainage and Irrigation Department's website, which provides up-to-date data on river water levels, said warnings have been issued in Perak, Penang, Selangor, Johor, Kelantan and Sabah. It said the water level at one monitoring point in Kelantan was 9.58m, exceeding the danger level of 9m. The normal level is 5m.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2015, with the headline 'Flood alert in six Malaysian states'. Print Edition | Subscribe