Selangor Journal
A view of the temporary relief centre (PPS) in SK Dalam Ru where flood victims will be relocated amid heavy rainfall from the northeast monsoon, in Pasir Puteh, Kelantan, on November 21, 2023. — Picture by BERNAMA

Flood evacuees in Pasir Mas, Kelantan on the rise

KOTA BHARU, Dec 4 — The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan continues to increase in the only district that is still affected by floods, namely Pasir Mas, when 6,009 people from 1,952 families were recorded as of 9 pm tonight, compared to 4,631 people from 1,508 families this afternoon.

According to the Disaster Info portal of the Social Welfare Department (JKM), all the victims are now sheltering in 13 temporary relief centres in the district.

Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Gual Tinggi houses 903 victims from 296 families, SK Sri Rantau Panjang (2) has1,881 evacuees from 629 families, SK Gual To’Deh has 813 people from 264 families and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Gual Periok has 153 people from 41 families.

A total of 210 victims from 55 families were placed at Madrasah Tasek Bakong, Mukim Padang Licin Mosque has 131 evacuees from 55 families, SK Sri Kiambang is hosting 345 people from 107 families and SMK (A) Lati has 84 people from 22 families.

Five more relief centres namely SK Chicha Tinggi houses 249 evacuees from 70 families, SK Lati houses  223 people from 62 families, SMK Baroh Pial houses  710 from 260 families, SK Gual Periok has 269 from 79 families and SK Kedai Tanjong has 38 from 12 families.

Meanwhile, based on the report Sungai Golok in Pasir Mas recorded a dangerous level reading of 9.64 metres (m) while Sungai Golok in Kuala Jambu, Tumpat was at an alert level with a reading of 2.24m.

— Bernama

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