Over 270 flood victims moved to relief centres in Negri Sembilan

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 18 Dec 2021

A firemen carrying a woman to safety after her home was hit by floods in Kg Keru.

SEREMBAN: A total of 274 victims have been moved to five temporary shelters after continuous rain caused flash floods in 29 areas of Negri Sembilan.

State Fire and Rescue Services Department assistant director of operations Ahmad Mukhlis Mokhtar said 112 victims were moved to the Kg Paya community hall in Lukut after their houses were flooded following continuous rain since 10pm on Friday (Dec 17) night.

"Eighty-seven victims are now putting up at a surau in Siliau Hilir, 42 at another surau in Keru Hilir and 29 at the Kg Permatang Pasir community Hall in Teluk Kemang," he said on Saturday (Dec 18).

Ahmad Mukhlis said residents in only 12 of the 29 affected areas had to be moved to the temporary shelters.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

Woman severely injured after being thrown out of car during crash in Setia Alam
Jendela: Almost 300,000 premises in Kedah now have fibre optic network access
Monkeypox: Govt has no plans to close country's borders, says Health Ministry
Atia was active, enjoyed having Raya guests, says father of missing girl
Okay to criticise Vietnam SEA Games gold medal haul, but be constructive, says Ti
Wee: People from all walks of life at Melaka state govt Raya open house
GRS hits the ground running after launch with Sabah First agenda
Party polls will set PKR's direction and strategy for GE15, says academician
Parliament select committee to deliver comprehensive roadmap on child justice system
Why the personal attacks against me, asks Tajuddin

Others Also Read