Flood situation improves in Terengganu, Kelantan


KUALA LUMPUR: The flood situation in Terengganu and Kelantan has improved with a drop in the variety of evacuees housed at non permanent aid centres (PPS) as of 8am on Friday (March 4).

In TERENGGANU, the variety of flood victims continued to drop to 2,846 individuals from 808 households as of 8am this morning, in contrast with 5,128 individuals from 1,276 households reported at 8pm on Thursday (March 3).

Currently, solely two districts are nonetheless affected by the floods, particularly Hulu Terengganu and Dungun with 16 PPS are nonetheless working.

The state Disaster Management Committee secretariat stated that the best variety of evacuees was in Hulu Terengganu at 2,538 individuals and Dungun (308 individuals).

In KELANTAN, the variety of flood victims continued to indicate a downward development with 4,715 individuals from 1,506 households have been nonetheless housed in 17 PPS in Pasir Mas and Tumpat districts, in contrast with 4,809 individuals from 1,525 households reported final evening.

Meanwhile, the Department of Irrigation and Drainage’s official flood data portal reported that just one main river in Kelantan, Air Bol in Jeli, was on the alert degree with a studying of 71.3 metres whereas in Terengganu there was no river that exceeded the hazard degree. – Bernama

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