1971 Kuala Lumpur floods

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The 1971 Kuala Lumpur floods was a major flash flood disaster in Malaysia that occurred in January 1971.wikipedia
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The 1971 Kuala Lumpur floods was a major flash flood disaster in Malaysia that occurred in January 1971.
1971: Kuala Lumpur floods, Malaysia: 32 dead

Monsoon

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The flooding was the result of heavy monsoon rains, which swelled the Klang, Batu, and Gombak rivers.

Gombak River

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The flooding was the result of heavy monsoon rains, which swelled the Klang, Batu, and Gombak rivers.

Prime Minister of Malaysia

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The Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak declared a state of national disaster in Western Malaysia.

Peninsular Malaysia

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The Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak declared a state of national disaster in Western Malaysia.

RFA Sir Lancelot (L3029)

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Sailing out of Singapore, Sir Lancelot delivered 300 tons of relief supplies for the victims of the West Malaysian flood, which had been donated by the Government and people of Singapore.

Royal Selangor Club

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Shortly after, another flood struck Kuala Lumpur and the club premises three days after the start of 1971.

1971 in Malaysia

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5 January – Kuala Lumpur hit by flash floods. 22 people were killed.