Today in Kuala Lumpur, but it could just as well be anywhere else in the country where politicians and planners turn cities into concrete jungles.
Flood waters even entered a light rail transit station in KL. I hear damage has been extensive with many cars submerged.
Mind you, this was after, what, just a couple of hours of rain? From water rationing to an excess of water.
Mind you, other cities are trying to create sponge cities, while we pour more concrete and asphalt all over.
“This is what Malaysians love and desire … See Penang’s hills. See Sarawak’s deforestation. See our dirty and clogged rivers, cukup…,” one observer commented.
Time to focus on public transport, instead of widening roads and building more mega highways.
Otherwise, we will have to invest in boats and gondolas before long. I suppose we got more than we bargained for with the KL River of Life project!