Floods: Number of evacuees decrease in two states, no change in three states


KUALA LUMPUR: A complete of 13,039 persons are nonetheless at 104 reduction centres (PPS) in the flood-hit states of Kelantan, Selangor, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan and Melaka on Wednesday (Dec 29) morning.

In SELANGOR, based mostly on the Welfare Department’s (JKM) Info Bencana utility (app), the quantity of evacuees had dropped to five,186 individuals at 26 PPS at midnight, from 5,399 individuals at 27 PPS in the afternoon.

According to the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department, a complete of 94 clean-up operations and 244 sanitation processes had been performed to date in flood-affected areas in the state.

Several highway stretches are nonetheless affected by the floods, together with at FT 31 Dengkil – Banting Bridge; Jalan Kg Kalong Tengah; Ulu Yam Baru and Jalan Genting Peras – Kuala Klawang and Jalan Kuala Kubu Bharu – Bukit Fraser heading to Peretak, in addition to Jalan PJU 7, in entrance of MRT Mutiara Damansara and Jalan BRP 7/2 Bukit Rahman Putra, and the highway main Lapang Sasar, Subang.

In PAHANG, the quantity of evacuees has barely dropped to 7,730 individuals, who’re nonetheless at 74 PPS in Bentong, Temerloh, Bera, Maran, Kuantan and Pekan, based on Info Bencana Jabatan JKM.

Rain is forecast in one or two areas in Kuantan and Pekan, whereas in different districts, the climate is predicted to be tremendous.

In KELANTAN, there’s no change in the quantity of flood evacuees, with 54 individuals from 15 households nonetheless on the PPS at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tok Deh in Pasir Mas at 7am right this moment.

The water stage in all the main rivers in the state is reported beneath the hazard stage.

In MELAKA, there’s additionally no change in the quantity of flood victims, with 26 individuals from eight households nonetheless on the PPS at Sekolah Kebangsaan Penghulu Benteng in Jasin, based on the State Civil Defence Force (APM) director Lt Col (PA) Cuthbert John Martin Quadra.

In NEGERI SEMBILAN, the State APM director Lt Col (PA) Mohd Syukri Madnor mentioned the quantity of flood victims on the two PPS in Jelebu remained at 43 individuals, involving 14 households. – Bernama

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