According to the KL Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT), several major roads around the capital were flooded this morning due to heavy rains.
[Kemaskini menerusi FB Polis KL jam 1 pm] The main roads that are completely closed to traffic at the moment are Pahang Roundabout towards Jalan Ipoh and Jalan Raja Laut towards Jalan Ipoh.
Other roads that are flooded but still suitable for vehicular traffic are Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah from Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Sultan Ismail from Jalan Imbi, Jalan Ipoh / Jalan Rahmat, Jalan Sultan Ismail / Jalan Ampang and Jalan Sentul.
Other roads include Bulatan Dato, KG Perik, Jalan Duta Mas, Jalan Ampang and Jalan Dang Wangi.
According to JSPT KL, it has deployed traffic police to control traffic and monitor road conditions in collaboration with Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).
At the same time, at 12.28 pm today, the management of Smart Tunnel also announced that the tunnel has been completely shut down in preparation for the flood operating system. The matter was reported via a tweet on the Smart Tunnel Twitter account. However, an hour later, it was reported that the tunnel had been reopened to traffic.
However, all road users are advised to be extra careful while driving and please follow the instructions given by the officer in charge. If the road you want to take is closed or diverted due to flooding, please use an alternative route specifying the application Waze Or Google Maps.
Most importantly, do not dare to go through a flood that seems to be quite serious as it can create a risk for you, the passengers and even the car.