Penang Public Works Department said the road connecting Teluk Bahang to Balik Pulau is expected to be closed for a week for remedial works following a landslide early Monday morning.

Director Ir. Salleh Awang said the road along Batu Ferringhi, which is the main artery connecting the area to the city, is considered risky at the moment.

He said a group of experts from the department will be conducting surveys on Tuesday to determine immediate repair works that can be carried out.

The landslide occurred at four in the morning at Kilometre 53.4 and 54 of Jalan Teluk Bahang , causing part of the main road to collapse.

Road users were stranded on both sides. The situation was made worse by uprooted trees.

No injuries were reported . Road users are advised to take alternative roads to get to the city.