December 2021 Malaysian floods

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December 2021 Malaysia floods
Part of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season
Kuantan during December 2021 Malaysian floods (cropped).jpg
Kuantan during the floods
Native name Banjir Shah Alam
Banjir Malaysia Disember 2021
Date17 December 2021 – ongoing
(7 months, 1 week and 5 days)
LocationSelangor (notably Klang, Petaling and Hulu Langat District), Kuala Lumpur, Pahang and Perak; Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Kelantan and Terengganu (limited)
Also known asDecember 2021 Central Malaysian floods, Shah Alam floods
TypeFlood
CauseAfter-effects from the landfall of Tropical Depression 29W (14 – 17 December 2021)
Outcome
  • Heavy flooding at four Malaysian states, minor flooding at four other states
  • Storm surges in Pahang[1]
  • Looting reported[2]
Deaths39 (at least 24 at Selangor, 11 at Pahang)[3]
Non-fatal injuriesCurrently unknown
Missing10[1][4][5]
Property damage300 million MYR or 70 million USD (unofficial estimations so far)
Notes: Death toll may rise due to missing victims.

The December 2021 Malaysia floods are a series of ongoing floods in several states in Malaysia. They began on 14 December 2021. It started when a tropical depression made landfall on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It caused heavy rains throughout the peninsula for three days. The floods have left at least 39 dead, 10 missing and more than 68,000 residents homeless.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Floods: 10 missing in Pahang, Selangor worst hit state". Bernama. 20 December 2021. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021 – via www.astroawani.com.
  2. "Kedai serbaneka di Taman Sri Muda dipecah masuk". Harian Metro. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  3. "Two more deaths in Pahang today bring number of dead in Malaysia's floods to 39". Bernama. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 24 December 2021 – via The Malay Mail.
  4. "Death toll from floods nationwide up to 14". Bernama. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 21 December 2021 – via Malay Mail.
  5. "Floods death toll now at 37, 10 still missing". Malaysiakini. 23 December 2021. Archived from the original on 23 December 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  6. "Disaster Portal of the National Disaster Command Centre (NDCC)". Official website of the NDCC. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.