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Almost 300 People In Ipoh Evacuated Following Flash Flood

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IPOH: Two hundred and eighty five people from 40 families were evacuated from their homes Kampung Sri Klebang Tambahan 2 following flash floods on Monday.

Evacuation and rescue efforts were initiated after the Ipoh Fire and Rescue Department received a distress call at 9.41pm.

A Fire and Rescue spokesperson said water levels had risen to around three feet.

“We managed to move all of the trapped victims and they are currently seeking shelter at SK Sri Klebang and Taman Klebang Selatan 2 community hall.

“We are still monitoring the current flood situation,” he said.

He added that rescue efforts also involved the Simpang Pulai and Meru Raya Fire and Rescue Department. MYNEWSHUB

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