KUALA LUMPUR: An almost two-hour heavy downpour in the capital today caused several areas and roads in low-lying areas to be hit by flash floods. A City Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson said the rain which began at about 4pm, saw water build up at several parts of the city particularly at Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI). According to him, Jalan Damansara-Kuala Lumpur and Kampung Sungai Penchala were also affected by the floods He said fire and rescue personnel had been deployed to disperse traffic and divert vehicles away from the affected routes. “Fire department’s rescue squad, are currently carrying out works to clean up areas particularly in housing areas in TTDI,“ he said. He added that city Fire and Rescue Department received several distress calls about the flash floods from 6.22pm to 5.56pm. “No one was injured,“ he added. On social media, many shared photos of flash floods in various parts of the city.