SEREMBAN: Nearly 100 houses in several housing estates around Bahau, Jempol, near here, including the Bahau fire and rescue station, were damaged following a storm and heavy rain.

The station’s operations commander Muhamad Rasul Hashim said the incident from about 2.45pm to 4pm Tuesday (April 12) saw parts of the roof of some residents’ homes being blown away by strong winds, while others were hit by fallen trees.

“This includes areas around Taman Bahau, Kampung Baru Indah, Taman Penaga, Taman Merbau and around Bahau town, while several main roads in the areas are also closed temporarily due to fallen trees.

“However, no victims have been reported injured so far,” he said when contacted by Bernama here.

He said the department was also monitoring the condition of the affected houses, and advised residents to be alert to the dangers of electric shocks and landslides as well as to inform the authorities immediately of any incidents that occurred. – Bernama