Floods getting worse in Kelantan and Terengganu


Leaving for higher ground: Fire and Rescue Department personnel helping Cenderawasih Cador PLKN students in Marang, Terengganu, to board a lorry during evacuation after their camp was flooded. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The floods which hit the east coast states of Kelantan and Terengganu have worsened, sending more people to relief centres as heavy rain continued in several areas and the levels of some rivers breached the danger point.

According to the National Disas­ter Management Agency’s Disaster Portal, as of 8pm yesterday, a total of 5,492 victims had been evacuated: 3,726 in Kelantan, 1,750 in Terengganu and 16 in Perlis, which was also affected by floods on Monday night.

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