Flash floods hit Baling after downpour


Pic taken from Sinar Harian

BALING: Three relief centres (PPS) have been opened to accommodate flood victims from four villages in this district.

Baling district Civil Defence officer Rasidah Kassim said the number of victims was being updated and the PPS involved were SK Iboi, SK Syed Sheh and SMK Jera.

"The floods have so far affected four villages, namely Kampung Iboi and Kampung Tanjung Luas in Kupang sub-district as well as Kampung Sedim and Kampung Jernang in Bakai sub-district," he said in a statement Monday night (July 4).

In addition, he said the evacuation of victims was still ongoing in the flood-hit areas.

Earlier, a continuous three-hour downpour, which began at 2pm, caused the waters of Sungai Kupang to overflow into the local residential areas by the riverside. - Bernama

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