Floods receding in Johor

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JOHOR BARU: The flood situation in the state has seen a slight improvement after more than 100 evacuees were allowed to return home.

Johor Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan said as at noon, the number of evacuees at temporary shelters had gone down from 3,598 to to 3,472.

"Two temporary shelters have been shut down. There are currently 38 temporary shelters still open in the seven affected districts.

"The district with the most evacuees is Kota Tinggi with 2,181, followed by 975 in Johor Baru, Kulai (99), Kluang (97), Segamat (81), Mersing (22) and 17 in Pontian," he said Tuesday (Jan 12).

Roads closed due to the floods were the Jalan Jabi - Bukit Tempurung road in Segamat, Jalan Kota Tinggi - Kluang in Kluang and Route J172 near Mawai Lama in Kota Tinggi, he said.

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