Saturday, June 4, 2016

Diamonds from the sky


It was raining hailstones in parts of Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening. Here, a passer-by collecting hailstones that littered the Sungai Besi area after the heavy rain and hailstorm that wreaked havoc in many parts of the city.

As of 7pm, flash floods caused a traffic standstill around Batu Muda Tambahan towards Sentul, and along Jalan Hikmat Usaha near Masjid Wilayah, according to StarTraffic.

Flash floods were also re­­ported near Tung Shin Hos­pital along Jalan Pudu, Jalan Imbi and the Shah Alam Highway (Kesas) at the Indah Parade intersection in Sri Petaling.

Traffic congestion was also reported along Jalan Duta, near Jalan Semantan and major highways heading into the city.
- The Star

See for yourself...

The Star also report that the harsh weather also brought ERL and LRT train services to a halt, stranding passengers after violent storms caused power disruptions to the Rapid KL’s LRT Sri Petaling Line.

The weather is sunny right now but the weatherman predicts another round of thunderstorm this evening. Brace for it, KLites!

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