Floods worsen in Kelantan, Terengganu, over 55,000 victims evacuated

Terengganu and Kelantan have recorded a record number of flood victims with more than 55,000 displaced this morning. In other states, namely Pahang, Johor and Perak, the number remained the same since last night.

In TERENGGANU, the number of flood victims has risen sharply to 37,792 from 26,494 people last night, with all their homes in 310 relief centers in eight districts, according to the secretary of the National Disaster Management Committee. say.

Kemaman is the most affected area with 12,000 people, followed by Besut (8,228), Hulu Terengganu (6,691), Setiu (3,988), Dungun (2,484), Kuala Nerus (1,521), Kuala Terengganu (1 900) and Marang (980). . It was reported that heavy rain fell in many parts of Terengganu this morning.

In KELANTAN, the government portal said the number of evacuees rose to 17,326 this morning from 14,359 last night. He said that 106 relief centers have been opened in nine districts of the state, namely Kota Bharu, Pasir Mas, Tumpat, Bachok, Tanah Merah, Pasir Puteh, Kuala Krai, Machang and Jeli.

According to the website, the water levels of eight major rivers have crossed the danger point. The river includes Sungai Lebir in Kampung Tualang, Kuala Krai (41.57 m), Sungai Golok in Kampung Jenob, Tanah Merah (24.01 m) and Sungai Golok in Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas (10.8 m).

In PAHANG, the secretary of the State Disaster Management Committee said that the number of flood victims who were placed in 11 relief centers in Kuantan and Raub this morning was still 934 people, the same number recorded last night. Sungai Keratong in Rompin is still under threat this morning while Sungai Tembeling in Kampung Merting, Jerantut and Sungai Luit in Kampung Subuh, Maran are at warning level.

Rain is expected in all areas of Pahang this morning. In JOHOR, the secretary of the disaster management committee in the state said that the number of evacuees in three relief centers in Segamat area remained at 53 as of 8 am.

The affected areas in the area are Kampung Seberang Batu Badak, Kampung Batu 5 and Kampung Kuala Paya. The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) reported that the water level in Sungai Muar in Buloh Kasap, Segamat, is at alert level (8.75 m), while the weather is clear in all areas as of 8 am.

In PERAK, 54 people are still in two relief centers, namely SK Sungai Tiang Darat in Bagan Datuk and SMK Abd Rahman Talib in Hilir Perak.

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