Strong wind blows off house roof

Rokiah Mahmud

The roof of a house in Kampong Serdang, Jalan Kota Batu was blown away following strong winds on Thursday.

Fifteen roofing sheets from the kitchen section had been blown away, it was reported.

Fire personnel installed canvas sheets as a temporary measure to protect the 13 residents.

No injuries were reported while the total cost of the loss is under investigation.

The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) personnel received a call about the incident on Thursday at 1.41pm. Five personnel from the Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station Operation ‘A’ led by Deputy Station Officer Haji Yunus bin Matnoor were rushed to the scene.

The public can contact the FRD hotline 995 for emergencies.

The roof of a house blown away by strong wind. PHOTO: FRD