Seasonal Perigi Falls
main road , or rather the county road from Guar Chempedak to Yan
passes through the "padi bowl" with rice field on both
sides. Depending which direction you are driving, towards the
coastal way, Gunong Jerai in on the left!
is Yan Kechil on the half way mark.
From there on, the white
marks showing the waterfalls against the lower hill slope
This unfortunately happens only in the wet season. The solitary peak of
1,217 meters do not store much water to support this
waterfall during the dryer months
||Here is the lower fall. The road to reach
this falls is at the junction in town. A 3 kilometer
paved road leads to its base, guided visually all the
of close to 70 meters tall over barren rocks surface.
Without vegetation and the near vertical surface, the
fall look impressive.
I had visited the
Falls on a couple of other occasions, this time with the
flood reports from Kedah, the real waterfall was finally
So, if you intend
to see the Waterfalls, plan your visit!
the long wet season and constant rainfall, water at the
waterfall remained crystal clear.
Another prove that if the environment is left undisturbed, there is no reason for
muddy water during the rainy seasons.
At the base
of the waterfalls, the flow is met with broken rocks. However a
short distance downstream, a dam was constructed to create a
shallow pool. The picture shows the upper edge of this pool.