Photos: Mud Flood And Landslide In Cameron Highlands

CAMERON HIGHLANDS 06 November 2014. Kereta dihanyutkan akibat banjir lumpur di Pekan Ringlet susulan hujan lebat di beberapa kawasan di sekitar Cameron Highlands sejak lewat petang. NSTP/Muhaizan Yahya.
CAMERON HIGHLANDS 06 November 2014. Kereta dihanyutkan akibat banjir lumpur di Pekan Ringlet susulan hujan lebat di beberapa kawasan di sekitar Cameron Highlands sejak lewat petang. NSTP/Muhaizan Yahya.

Three people were killed during a mud flood and landslide in Cameron Highlands after heavy rain two landslides and a mudslide at several areas here.

R. Tunesh, 13 was swept away by floodwater at Kuala Terla while a 48 year old Indonesian, Anipa was buried in a landslide at his rented house in Bertam Valley and  a 66-year-old Nepalese, Md Yousuf Miya was also buried by a landslide at his home in Ulu Merah in Ringlet.

Tenaga Nasional Bhd had started slowly releasing water from the Sultan Abu Bakar Dam at 10.30pm yesterday to avoid the water from reaching critical levels.

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3 Killed In Cameron Highlands Mud Flood

Ringlet in Cameron Highlands had been hit by a mud flood, killing three people including two foreigners.

The victims were Tan Tuck Choi, 51 years old,  Kesmat Iduan, 46 from Indonesia and a Bangladeshi, Md Jahangir Alam Fazlor Rahman who was around 30 years old.

According to NST, the body of Kesmat Iduan, 46 from Indonesia will be flown back to her homeland for funeral arrangements.

NST reported that the victim who died on the way to hospital has been identified as Tan Tuck Choi, 51.

One person, Jarwati from Indonesia is still missing.

Land clearing for farms has caused land erosion and heavy sedimentation in the Sultan Abu Bakar dam at Ringlet in Cameron Highlands.