SEREMBAN – The Negeri Sembilan Irrigation and Drainage Department (JPS) recorded 92 flood ‘hot spot’ locations in the state.
Its director, Ir Saari Abdullah said, Seremban recorded the most ‘hot spot’ locations which are 27 places with the four most risky areas being Taman Andalas Mantin and three villages in the coastal area namely Kampung Mayor, Kampung Batu 6 and Kampung Batu 7.
“It was followed by Port Dickson (18 places) and the six most risky locations, namely Taman Wawasan, Indah Jaya, Kampung Sri Parit, Kampung Paya, Taman Desa Permai and Kampung Baru Si Rusa.
“For Rembau district, there are 14 places and the five most risky areas are Pekan Kita, Kampung Semerbok, Kampung Paabai, Kampung Batu and Kampung Bintongan,” he told Sinar Harian on Tuesday.
According to him, there are 10 hot spot locations in Jempol and Jelebu while nine are in Tampin.
He added that for the Kuala Pilah district there are four ‘hot spot’ locations recorded and Kelapi Orang Asli Village, Parit Village and Tanjung Jati Village are found to be the most at risk.
In addition, he said, there are 26 flood warning siren systems and 11 web cameras installed in several locations.
“JPS has already made an inspection of all the flood warning systems provided to ensure that they can function properly.