Flooding Displaces Thousands in Malaysia

Thousands of people were displaced by flooding in Malaysia in the wake of heavy monsoon rain on December 17 and 18, local news reports said.

Malaysia’s meteorological service issued a number of weather warnings for peninsular states on December 19.

The Star said 14,000 people had been displaced by December 19.

The states of Pahang and Selangor, surrounding the capital, Kuala Lumpur, were particularly badly hit.

This footage was shot in Shah Alam, just west of the capital. Credit: @bearsafwan via Storyful

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