JOHOR BARU: Fifty-nine people from eight families have been moved to the Sekolah Kebangsaan Parit Bunga relief centre in Ledang following heavy rain.
Ledang District Civil Defence officer Mohd Shahrizan Ab Aziz said the group comprised 26 men and 17 women; five boys and seven girls; and three male infants and one female infant.
In a statement here Tuesday, he said the residents were evacuated around 2pm Monday.
In Malacca, 278 flood victims comprising 65 families in Malacca Tengah have moved to two relief centres, which were opened Monday.
The Civil Defence Department in a statement today said of the figure, 190 people from 46 families are at Sekolah Kebangsaan Krubong while 88 from 19 families, at Balai Raya Tanah Merah Krubong.
Meanwhile, the number of flood victims around Alor Gajah has decreased to 323 comprising 77 families as of 8 am, from 559 comprising 130 families at 9 pm last night.
They are temporarily housed at five centres - Sekolah Kebangsaan Belimbing Dalam (247); Balai Raya Kampung Beringin (35); Dewan Masjid Ar Rasidin (23); Balai Raya Kampung Panchor (10); and Balai Raya Kampung Bukit Balai (8).
In Shah Alam, 625 flood victims are currently staying at nine relief centres around Selangor as of 9 am.
Selangor Fire and Rescue operations assistant director Mohd Sani Harul said of the figure, 242 people from 59 families are at Dewan Merak, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Meru, Klang, near here.
"Others are at Balai Raya Kampung Salak, Salak Tinggi (30); Dewan Taman Gemilang, Dengkil (104); surau RTB Labu Lanjut, Sepang (77); and surau Ladang Tuan Mee, Kuala Selangor (40).
"The rest are at Surau At-Taufikiah, Puncak Alam (22); Dewan Majlis Perbandaran Klang, Kampung Kuantan in Klang (17); Sekolah Kebangsaan Sultan Abdul Samad, Kapar (58); and Dewan Orang Ramai Genting Sanyen, Sepang (35)," he said. - Bernama