Floods: Iconic Masjid Jamek mosque inundated

PETALING JAYA: The iconic Masjid Jamek mosque, which is the oldest in Kuala Lumpur, was also hit by flood waters on Saturday (Dec 18).

In a video clip posted to the mosque’s official Twitter account, flood waters could be seen in its compound.

“December 18, 2021: 10.03pm. Latest report from ustaz Ahmad Zulfadli and ustaz Luqman Abd Majid, this is the situation at Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur which has been flooded,” the tweet said.

Meanwhile, Bernama reported that Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man had taken to social media to warn Kuala Lumpur residents that four rivers had breached the danger level.

The rivers were Sg Batu in Sentul, Sg Klang at Tun Perak, Sg Gombak at Jalan Tun Razak, and Sg Kerayong at the Razak Mansion.

“Be prepared for all possibilities of a flood,” he said in his tweet.

He said for any enquiries related to floods, residents could call the Kuala Lumpur Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID KL) flood operations room at 03-2202 8142 or the Public Complaints Management System here.