Selangor Journal
Several residents travelling by boat to seek safety amid heavy floods at Kampung Gong Baru in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, on November 21, 2023. — Picture by BERNAMA

Nadma: Number of flood evacuees remains at 980 this morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29  — The number of flood victims in Terengganu, Pahang and Johor remained at 980 people at 10 relief centres (PPS) as of 6am today.

According to the latest report from the National Disaster Control Centre of the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma), a total of 923 victims from 275 families were recorded at seven relief centres  in Dungun, Terengganu.

In Johor, 29 victims are at a relief centre in Kota Tinggi, while in Pahang, 28 victims are at two centres in Rompin.

Meanwhile, checks at the Telemetry Station of the Drainage and Irrigation Department found that several rivers are still at a dangerous level, namely in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Pahang, Perlis, Sabah, Selangor and Terengganu.

They are Sungai Johor at Kota Tinggi in Johor, Sungai Kedah at Kota Setar in Kedah, Sungai Golok in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, Sungai Rompin and Sungai Pahang in Pahang, Sungai Arau in Perlis, Sungai Kinabatangan in Sabah, Sungai Klang in Petaling, Selangor, Sungai Dungun and Sungai Terengganu at Hulu Terengganu in Terengganu.

Nadma said 5 roads are closed due to floods, damaged bridges, and collapsed roads and slopes, among them are Jalan Raya Timur Barat Hulu Perak, Perak; Jalan Bukit Jugra in Kuala Langat, Selangor; and  Jalan Durian Mentangau in Dungun, Terengganu.

— Bernama

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