The irrigation and drainage department anticipates the floods to hit areas near rivers.
KUALA LUMPUR: The irrigation and drainage department (JPS) today issued a flood warning for several areas located near rivers in Terengganu and Pahang.
They are expected to occur in stages from tomorrow until Tuesday.
JPS, in a statement, said in Terengganu, flooding is expected to occur from 2am tomorrow until 2am on Tuesday, with Sungai Besut causing floods in low-lying areas around Kampung La, Kampung Seberang La, Kampung Keruak, and Kampung Pengkalan Nangka in the Besut district.
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In Kemaman, the flood warning is for Sungai Kijing, affecting low-lying areas around Kampung Sungai Mas, Kampung Pelantuh, Padang Kubu, Kampung Paman and Kampung Sungai Pinang.
The projected flooding in the district also involves Sungai Kemaman, impacting low-lying areas around Jambatan Air Putih, Kampung Teladas, Kampung Darat Air Putih, Rumah Pam Paya Paman, Kampung Binjai, Kampung Bukit Mentok, Kampung Kubang Kurus and Kampung Fikri.
The flood warning extends to Sungai Tebak in Kemaman. This will affect low-lying areas around Jambatan Tebak.
In Hulu Terengganu, the warning pertains to Sungai Tersat, affecting low-lying areas around KM 8 Jalan Sekayu, Kampung Pelandan, Kampung Cheting and Kampung Bukit Gemuruh.
In Pahang, flooding is expected to occur from 8am tomorrow till 8am on Tuesday in Kuantan, along Sungai Kuantan.
This will affect low-lying areas around the Kuantan bypass, Bukit Rangin, Kampung Sungai Tiram, Tanah Putih, Kampung Cenderawasih, Kampung Java and Medan Warisan.
Also in Kuantan, the flood warning extends to Sungai Belat, with affected areas including the low-lying region around Sri Damai, Taman Pandan Aman, Kampung Jaya Gading, Kampung Gudang Rasau, Kampung Telok Mahang and Kampung Gelugor.
Additionally, Sungai Galing is expected to cause floods in low-lying areas around Kampung Galing, Taman Galing and Kampung Alor Akar.
Another river there, Sungai Ular, is expected to impact areas around Kampung Sungai Ular and Kampung Cherating Damai.
According to JPS, the floods may occur earlier or later than the expected timeframe.
Residents in districts not covered by this monsoon flood warning are advised to also take precautionary measures.
“This warning aims to alert residents, particularly those in the potential flood zones, to stay vigilant and follow instructions from the authorities or flood management agencies.”
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