Selangor Journal
Orang Asli residents taking shelter at the temporary relief centres (PPS) in Dewan KOA Sungai Ruil at Cameron Highlands, Pahang, on January 6, 2024. — Picture by BERNAMA

Flood: 495 evacuees still at three relief centres in Terengganu and Pahang

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — All flood relief centres in Johor have been closed, while in Terengganu and Pahang, there are still 495 victims at three relief centres in both states as of 6am today.

According to the latest report by the National Disaster Control Centre of the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma), the number of victims in Terengganu remains at 473 people from 157 families who are at two relief centres in Dungun, while in Pahang, 22 people from five families are at a relief centre in Rompin.

Checks at the Telemetry Station of the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) found several rivers in Johor, Kedah, Pahang, Perlis, Sabah, and Terengganu still at a dangerous level.

They are Sungai Johor in Kota Tinggi, Johor; Sungai Kedah at Kota Setar in Kedah; Sungai Rompin and Sungai Pahang at Bera in Cameron Highlands and Rompin in Pahang;  Sungai Arau in Perlis, Sungai Kinabatangan in Sabah, as well as Sungai Dungun and Sungai Terengganu in Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu.

Nadma added that 18 roads are closed due to flooding, damaged bridges and collapsed roads and slopes.

They include Jalan Petri Jaya in Kota Tinggi Johor, Jalan Sungai Lembing, Pahang and Jalan Sungai Sok-Chucuh Puteri in Kuala Krai, Kelantan.

— Bernama

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