Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (SYABAS) announces that there will be a water disruption in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat, Gombak, Klang/Shah Alam, Petaling, Kuala Selangor and Hulu Selangor.
The disruption will last from the 19th of December to the 20th of December for Klang/Shah Alam, Petaling, Kuala Selangor, and Hulu Selangor; and from the 19th of December to the 24th of December for Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat, and Gombak.
Heavy rain in Kuala Lumpur this afternoon had caused flash floods in many areas across the city including major highways.
NST reported that among the worst hit areas are Jalan Bangsar, particularly near the LRT station and its vicinity.
Jalan Telawi, Jalan Maarof, Jalan Sg Besi, Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar, Jalan Tuanku Abd Halim, Jalan Tun Sambathan, Bulatan Dato’ Onn, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Maharajalela, Jalan Pantai Baharu, Bandar Tun Razak, Jalan Semantan, Jalan Budiman and Jalan Tun Razak were also flooded.
By: Tan Sri Md Nor Md Yusof, Chairman of Malaysia Airlines
As you will be aware, last night the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najjib Razak, announced new evidence regarding the disappearance of MH370 on 8th March.
Based on this evidence, the Prime Minister’s message was that we must accept the painful reality that the aircraft is now lost and that none of the passengers or crew on board survived.
This is a sad and tragic day for all of us at Malaysia Airlines. While not entirely unexpected after an intensive multi-national search across a 2.24 million square mile area, this news is clearly devastating for the families of those on board. They have waited for over two weeks for even the smallest hope of positive news about their loved ones.
This has been an unprecedented event requiring an unprecedented response. The investigation still underway may yet prove to be even longer and more complex than it has been since March 8th. But we will continue to support the families – as we have done throughout. And to support the authorities as the search for definitive answers continues. I will now ask our Group Chief Executive¸ Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, to provide you will with fuller details of our support for the families.
By: Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, GroupChief Executive Officer, Malaysia Airlines
I stand before you today not only as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines, but also as a parent, as a brother, as a son. My heart breaks to think of the unimaginable pain suffered by all the families. There are no words which can ease that pain. Everyone in the Malaysia Airlines family is praying for the 239 souls on MH370 and for their loved ones on this dark day. We extend our prayers and sincere condolences.
We all feel enormous sorrow and pain. Sorrow that all those who boarded Flight MH370 on Saturday 8th March, will not see theirfamilies again. And that those families will now have to live on without those they love. It must be remembered too that 13 of our own colleagues and fellow Malaysians were also on board.
And let me be very clear on the events of yesterday evening. Our sole and only motivation last night was to ensure that in the incredibly short amount of time available to us, the families heard the tragic news before the world did. Wherever humanly possible, we did so in person with the families or by telephone, using SMS only as an additional means of ensuring fully that the nearly 1,000 family members heard the news from us and not from the media.
Ever since the disappearance of Flight MH370 Malaysia Airlines’ focus has been to comfort and support the families of those involved and support the multi-national search effort. We will continue to do this, while we also continue to support the work of the investigating authorities in the Southern Indian Ocean.
Like everyone else, we are waiting for news from those authorities. We know that while there have been an increasing number of apparent leads, definitive identification of any piece of debris is still missing. It is impossible to predict how long this will take. But after 17 days, the announcement made last night and shared with the families is the reality which we must now accept. When Malaysia Airlines receives approval from the investigating authorities, arrangements will be made to bring the families to the recovery areas if they so wish. Until that time, we will continue to support the ongoing investigation. And may I express my thanks to the Government and all of those involved in this truly global search effort.
In the meantime, Malaysia Airlines’ overwhelming focus will be the same as it has been from the outset – to provide the families with a comprehensive support programme. Through a network of over 700 dedicated caregivers, the loved ones of those on board have been provided with two dedicated caregivers for each family, providing care, support and counsel. We are now supporting over 900 people under this programme and in the last 72 hours, we have trained an additional 40 caregivers to ensure the families have access to round-the-clock support.
In addition, hotel accommodation for up to five family members per passenger, transportation, meals and others expenses have been provided since 8th March and that will continue.
Malaysia Airlines has already provided initial financial assistance of USD 5,000 per passenger to the next of kin. We recognize that financial support is not the onlyconsideration. But the prolonged search is naturally placing financial strain on the relatives. We are therefore preparing to offer additional payments as the search continues.
This unprecedented event in aviation historyhas made the past 18 days the greatest challenge to face our entire team at Malaysia Airlines. I have been humbled by the hard work, dedication, heartfelt messages of concern and offers of support from our remarkable team. We do not know why, and we do not know how this terrible tragedy happened. But as the Malaysia Airlines family, we are all praying for the passengers and crew of Flight MH370.
It is with deep sadness that Malaysia Airlines earlier this evening had to confirm to the families of those on board Flight MH370 that it must now be assumed the flight had been lost. As the Prime Minister said, respect for the families is essential at this difficult time. And it is in that spirit that we informed the majority of the families in advance of the Prime Minister’s statement in person and by telephone. SMSs were used only as an additional means of communicating with the families. Those families have been at the heart of every action the company has taken since the flight disappeared on 8th March and they will continue to be so. When Malaysia Airlines receives approval from the investigating authorities, arrangements will be made to bring the families to the recovery area and until that time, we will continue to support the ongoing investigation.
Monday, March 24, 10:15 PM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Flight Incident – Media Statement 23
Note: The communication below was shared with the family members of passengers and crew of MH370
Malaysia Airlines deeply regrets that we have to assume that MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. As you will hear in the next hour from Malaysia’s Prime Minister, new analysis of satellite data suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean.
On behalf of all of us at Malaysia Airlines and all Malaysians, our prayers go out to all the loved ones of the 226 passengers and of our 13 friends and colleagues at this enormously painful time.
We know there are no words that we or anyone else can say which can ease your pain. We will continue to provide assistance and support to you, as we have done since MH370 first disappeared in the early hours of 8 March, while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
The ongoing multinational search operation will continue, as we seek answers to the questions which remain. Alongside the search for MH370, there is an intensive investigation, which we hope will also provide answers.
We would like to assure you that Malaysia Airlines will continue to give you our full support throughout the difficult weeks and months ahead.
Once again, we humbly offer our sincere thoughts, prayers and condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy.
Please note translation for this statement to Chinese language is in progress.
(NST) – KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysian investigators are checking the identity of four passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, but have not yet determined if the plane was downed by an attack, the country’s transport minister said. “All the four names are with me,” Hishamuddin Hussein, who is also defence minister, told reporters.
He confirmed that Malaysian investigators had met counterparts from the U.S. FBI, and said the investigation was focusing on the entire passenger manifest.–Reuters
Below are the areas that will be affected by the water supply disruption starting from Tuesday, December 17, 2013:
1) KUALA LUMPUR
a) Bukit Kiara:
Kelab DiRaja Selangor; Bukit Kiara Resort; Pusat Sukan Bukit Kiara; Pusat Sains Negara; INTAN; Suruhanjaya Sekuriti; Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan Pusat Konvensyen Sime Darby.
b) Part of Bukit Damansara:
Jalan Segambir; Jalan Belimbing; Jalan Setiabistari; Jalan Setiamurni 1 hingga 12; Jalan Setiabudi; Jalan Setiarasa; Jalan Setiaraya; Jalan Setiajaya; Jalan Medan Setia; Jalan Setiabakti; Jalan Setiakasih; Plaza Damansara; Taman Seri Beringin.
Taman Sri Sinar; Taman Sri Bintang; Taman Bukit Sri Bintang; Taman Prima Pelangi; Taman SPPK Segambut; Taman Segambut; Taman Segambut Permai; Taman Segambut Damai; Taman Segambut Muda; Taman Segambut Aman; Taman Bukit Segambut; Taman Indah Murni; Taman Prima Impian; Taman Desa; Kampung Segambut Dalam; Taman Segambut Bahagia; Kampung Segambut Tengah; Kampung Segambut Gate; Kesington Park; Changkat Kiara Bayu; Changkat Kiara Surya; Prima Duta; Menara Duta; Duta Ria; Keseluruhan kawasan Mount Kiara; Kompleks Kediaman Kakitangan Awam Jalan Duta;
d) Part of Jalan Kuching dan Jalan Ipoh:
Jalan Ipoh Batu 4 hingga Batu 5; Jalan Cenderuh; Jalan Kuala Kangar; Jalan Vethavanam; Jalan St.Thomas; Jalan Khalsa; Taman Kok Lian; Taman City; Kem Batu Kentomen; Taman Impian; Taman Eastern; Taman Rainbow; Taman Bamboo; Taman Million; Taman Sheng Cheng; Taman Kaya; Kawasan Perindustrian Segambut Taman Sri Kuching & Taman Niaga Waris;
Kampung Chubadak; Kampung Bandar Dalam; Kampung Chempedak, Kampung Kovil Hilir; Taman Dato’ Senu; Taman Sentul Raya; Sentul Selatan; Bandar Baru Sentul.
f) Jalan Duta:
Arkib Negara; Kompleks Kerajaan Jalan Duta; Masjid Wilayah Kuala Lumpur; Lembaga Peperiksaan; Ibu Pejabat BPR; Persiaran Duta; Pusat Perkembangan Kokurikulum; Stadium Hoki.
g) Part of Jalan Mahameru:
Kawasan Taman Duta; Kawasan Bukit Tunku; Kawasan Tasik Perdana; Kawasan Parlimen; Jalan Sultan Salahuddin; Jalan Tun Ismail; Jalan Dato’ Onn; Jalan Lembah Ledang; Jalan Perlis; Jalan Kedah; Jalan Selangor; Jalan Johor Jalan Negeri Sembilan.
h) Sri Hartamas:
Taman Sri Hartamas, Kiara View; Kiaramas; Taman Duta Nusantara;Taman Duta Tropika; Hartamas Heights
i) Bukit Sentul:
Jalan Kolam Air;Pusat Dagangan Dunia Putra (PWTC); The Mall; Hentian Putra.
j) Part of Jalan Tun Razak (from Bulatan Pahang to Jalan Langgak Golf junction):
Hospital Tawakkal; Institut Perubatan Respiratori; Pusat Darah Negara; Institut Jantung Negara; Hospital Pusrawi; Jalan Semarak; Jalan Perumahan Gurney; Jalan Maktab; Jalan Padang Tembak; Flat DBKL Dato’ Keramat; Kementah; Pulapol; Wisma Tanah; JUPEM; UTM; FELDA; Pusat Latihan Telekom; Sebahagian Jalan Pahang (dari Bulatan Pahang hingga persimpangan Jalan Titiwangsa);
k) KLCC area:
Suria KLCC; Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre; Menara Maxis; Mandarin Hotel; Menara Exxon Mobil; Jalan Yap Kwan Seng; Jalan Pinang.
l) Jalan Ampang (from Jalan Tun Razak junction to MRR2 junction):
Jalan Langgak Golf; Jalan U Thant; Pusat Perubatan Gleneagles; Pejabat Kedutaan British; Pejabat Kedutaan Sepanyol; Pejabat Kedutaan Bangladesh; Pejabat Kedutaan Perancis; Pejabat Kedutaan Thailand; Pejabat Kedutaan China; Pejabat Kedutaan Arab Saudi; Pejabat Kedutaan Sri Lanka; Pejabat Kedutaan Rusia; Pusat Penyelidikan Getah Malaysia; Jalan Ampang Hilir.
m) Kampung Baru:
Jalan Sungai Baru; Jalan Rakam; Jalan Hamzah; Jalan Datuk Abdul Malik; Jalan Haji Sirat; Jalan Haji Yaakub; Jalan Salleh; Jalan Syed Mahadi; Jalan Haji Zainuddin; Jalan Pauh; Jalan Raja Uda Apart; Jalan Raja Uda 2; Lorong Raja Uda 1;Lorong Datuk Abdullah.
n) All of the following areas:
Taman Sri Delima; Kampung Delima; Kampung Stesen; Kampung Batu 4; Taman Pandan Jaya; Taman Cempaka; Taman Bakti; Taman Nirwana; Kampung Pandan Dalam; Taman Cahaya; Pandan Cahaya; Taman Dagang; Taman Shamelin;Taman Tenaga; Taman Miharja; Taman Kobena; Desa Pandan.
Bandar Sri Damansara; Kepong Industrial Park; Kawasan Industri Tago; Sunway SPK; Wangsa Permai; Desa Park City; Taman Bukit Maluri; Manjalara Kepong; Desa Aman Puri; Medan Putra; Country Height Damansara; Sunway SPK Harmoni 3.
Bandar Baru Sri Petaling; Desa Petaling; Jalan Klang Lama; Jalan Kuchai Lama; Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park; OUG; Jalan Penchala; Jalan Puchong; Flat Kerinchi; Kampung Kerinchi; Jalan Sungai Besi; Kampung Baru Salak Selatan; Kampung Malaysia; Kampung Pasir Baru; Pantai Dalam; Kawasan Perindustrian Batu 7 Puchong; PJ State; Seksyen 1 hingga Seksyen 10; Seksyen 18; Seksyen 52; Taman Bukit Angkasa;Taman Bukit Indah; Taman Desa; Taman Gembira; Taman Kuchai Jaya; Taman Lee Yan Lian; Taman Goodwood; Taman Salak Selatan; Taman Sungai Besi; Taman Sri Sentosa; Taman Tan Yew Lai; Bandar Tasik Selatan; Sungai Besi; Taman Perindustrian OUG; Seksyen 51A, Petaling Jaya; Taman Yarl, Jalan Klang Lama; Bandar Baru Bukit Jalil; Taman Naga Mas; Taman Salak Jaya; Bukit Jalil Golf Resort; Jalan SS2/50 hingga SS 2/72, SS2; Sungai Way, SS9; Petaling Bahagia; Lucky Garden; Taman Kuchai & Nam Fong; TUDM Kinrara; Kampung Bohol;Taman Puchong Mesra Taman Paik Siong; Seksyen 11 hingga Seksyen 14, Petaling Jaya; Seksyen 16 hingga Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya; Seksyen 17A, Damansara N/V; Seksyen 19 hingga Seksyen 22, Petaling Jaya.
4) KLANG/ SHAH ALAM
Seksyen 25 – Sri Lembayung; Seksyen 32; Seksyen 33; Bandar Putera;Putra Height; Kampung Bukit Lanchong; Seksyen 22; Seksyen 25 – Axis;Seksyen 26; Seksyen 27; Seksyen 28; Kampung Kebun Bunga; Kampung Baru Hicom; Subang Mas, Batu Tiga; Batu Tiga, Shah Alam; Batu 8, Bukit Kemuning; Bukit Naga; UEP; USJ Subang.