PETALING JAYA: After the massive floods in several parts of Selangor and Pahang, the authorities have detected a total of 82 locations across the country that have been hit by related natural disasters including multiple landslides.

According to the Public Works Department (JKR), as at 2pm yesterday, there were 27 locations affected by floods, 39 locations with landslides, 13 collapsed roads, one location with sunken roads and two locations affected by sunken or broken bridges.

“These involve six states, namely Selangor, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Kedah and Terengganu.

“A total of 24 federal and 58 state roads have also been affected,” said JKR in a statement.

Meanwhile, a collapsed road and landslide near a male dormitory of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in Gombak have forced the authorities to evacuate 128 students from the building.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis said the incident occurred at about 6.45pm on Sunday and they were alerted to it by students.

On receiving a report at 9pm, the department dispatched a team to the scene and began monitoring the situation.

“At the moment, there are no signs of cracks on the wall or floor,” he said.

Norazam added that the caved-in section of the road was about 5sq m-wide and 3m-deep.

He said the IIUM management had sealed off the area with safety cones and security tape.