Flood situation improving in Terengganu


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  • Thursday, 31 Dec 2015

A handout picture provided by the Terengganu Fire And Rescue Department of Malaysia shows view of flooded houses in a neighborhood of Kemaman, Terangganu state, Malaysia, 29 December 2015. - EPA

KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation in Terengganu is improving and the number of evacuees still at relief centres is falling quickly.

As of 6pm yesterday, few evacuation centres were open and in only one district, Kemaman, housing 547 victims from 125 families.

The centres were Seberang Tayor Hulu Hall (164 victims), Felda Seberang Tayor Civic Hall (286 victims), Masjid Kampung Batu (16) and Tebak (81).

“Floodwaters in certain areas, especially in Hulu Terengganu, Marang and Dungun where initially some 57 evacuation centres were opened since Sunday, have also receded,” said state Civil Defence Department director Lt-Col Che Adam A. Rahman.

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