Floods: Number of evacuees increases to over 1,000 in Terengganu

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  • Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015

The flood situation in Jalan Kampung Kepah-Matang after a downpour in Hulu Terengganu on Monday.

KUALA TERENGGANU: Fifteen relief centres have been opened to house the increasing number of flood evacuees in Terengganu.  

According to state Civil Defence Department director Lt Col Che Adam A. Rahman, the number of flood victims had increased from 255 on Monday to 1,451 from 406 families Tuesday.  

The centres are located in Kemaman (991 evacuees), six in Hulu Terengganu (279), four in Dungun (184) and one in Marang (eight).  

The flood situation, however, has improved in Hulu Terengganu.  

The Seri Puteh hall in Tok Lawit as well as four other relief centres have closed.

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