Selangor Journal
Flood victim Noorizam Punijan, 52, (third from left) with her daughter-in-law Nor Azlina Zaki, 26, her son Muhammad Syafiq Yusof, 29, and her two grandsons, nine-month-old Norsyafifah Muhammad Syafiq and Muhammad Syarifqi Muhammad Syafiq, two, at the temporary relief centre (PPS) in Dewan Kampung Baru Sungai Mas in Kota Tinggi, Johor, on December 15, 2022. — Picture by BERNAMA

Terengganu, Pahang flood victims drop, no change in Johor

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 — A total of 698 flood victims at six temporary relief centres (PPS) are recorded in Terengganu, Pahang, and Johor as of noon today.

According to the latest report from the National Disaster Management Agency’s (Nadma) National Disaster Control Centre, 647 of the victims, involving 194 families, are at a PPS in Dungun, Terengganu, compared with 923 people from 275 families this morning.

In Pahang, the victims also dropped to 22 people from five families at a PPS in Rompin, while in Johor, the number of victims remained at 29 people from nine families at one PPS in Kota Tinggi.

Meanwhile, some rivers are still at a dangerous level, including Sungai Johor at Kota Tinggi (Johor); Sungai Kedah at Kota Setar (Kedah); Sungai Golok in Pasir Mas (Kelantan); Sungai Rompin and Sungai Pahang (Pahang); Sungai Arau (Perlis); Sungai Kinabatangan (Sabah); Sungai Klang in Petaling (Selangor); as well as Sungai Dungun and Sungai Terengganu in Hulu Terengganu (Terengganu).

Nadma said 19 roads are closed due to floods, damaged bridges and collapsed roads and slopes, among them are Jalan Raya Timur Barat Hulu Perak, Perak; Jalan Sungai Lembing in Kuantan, Pahang; and Jalan Durian Mentangau in Dungun, Terengganu.

— Bernama

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