Severe flash floods hit Malacca, Malaysia

Severe flash floods hit Malacca, Malaysia

Heavy rains triggered severe flash floods in Malacca, Malaysia, on Saturday, March 6, 2021. As a result, roads were paralyzed and many vehicles were swept away.

Heavy rains fell for about an hour on Saturday, washing away vehicles. No injuries were reported as the motorists and passengers managed to get out.

Many roads were congested, including Taman Melaka Baru and Cheng.

According to the disaster management committee of Malacca, five areas were affected by the flooding -- Rama Pantain, Taman Merdeka, Taman Sri Krubong, Taman Krubong Jaya, and Kampung Tampoi.

Authorities said crews were deployed to clear debris and fallen trees and several locations. The disaster management committee added that they will address flood concerns and solutions immediately.

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