Trees uprooted, three houses damaged in Gemencheh storm

SEREMBAN: Three houses in Kampung Gedok, Gemencheh near here were damaged after a storm and heavy rain hit the area.

Gemenceh Fire and Rescue Station chief Norfaizal Ahmad said the 4.50pm incident on Monday (May 9) also caused the roofs of houses to be blown away by strong winds.

Some houses were also damaged after being hit by fallen trees.

“The storm also caused 10 trees to be uprooted along the Gemencheh-Gemas main road and Jalan Kampung Gedok, resulting in the area being closed temporarily to traffic.

“Works to remove the fallen trees and debris are ongoing,” he said when contacted by Bernama here.

However, he said so far, no injuries were reported.

Norfaizal also said that details of the affected houses had been handed over to local authorities for further action.

He reminded residents to be careful of electrical hazards and landslides. – Bernama